Tyler Brule is challenging the decision to destroy the main hotel building of the Hotel Okura Tokyo in favour of a 38-storey steel-and-glass tower expansion. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Rethink urged on revamp of '60 s chic hotel in Tokyo

Monocle's Tyler Brule goes against globalised style by leading an effort to preserve the mid-20th century modern architecture of the Okura

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Tyler Brule is challenging the decision to destroy the main hotel building of the Hotel Okura Tokyo in favour of a 38-storey steel-and-glass tower expansion. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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