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Wave of new buildings is testament to the city’s admiration for architects such as Shigeru Ban and Kengo Kuma
Architects say design bears ‘remarkable similarities’ to blueprint abandoned in July
Designers are incorporating elements like bamboo, washi paper and lacquer to soften the visual impact of modern interiors
The award-winning Portuguese architect is a ‘modernist materials man’
Is there scope to introduce a sleeper service from London’s St Pancras to Zurich and Geneva?