Sayako Akita

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'Floor chandelier' to light Toyama's bullet train gate

National Dec 12, 2013

'Floor chandelier' to light Toyama's bullet train gate

With the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line in spring 2015, the city of Toyama plans to welcome travelers with a "floor chandelier" just in front of the bullet train's ticket gate at JR Toyama Station. The light, consisting of 800 glass blocks embedded in ...