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Tadao Ando

Taschen Basic Architecture

By Masao Furuyama

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| Paperback | 9783822848951

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Modern minimalism with a Japanese touch

Philippe Starck describes him as a "mystic in a country which is no longer mystic." Drew Philip calls his buildings "land art" that "struggle to emerge from the earth." He is the only architect to have won Continue

Modern minimalism with a Japanese touch

Philippe Starck describes him as a "mystic in a country which is no longer mystic." Drew Philip calls his buildings "land art" that "struggle to emerge from the earth." He is the only architect to have won the discipline's four most prestigious prizes: the Pritzker, Carlsberg, Praemium Imperiale, and Kyoto Prize. His name is Tadao Ando, and he is one of the world's greatest living architects. Combining influences from Japanese tradition with the best of Modernism, Ando has developed a completely unique building aesthetic that makes use of concrete, wood, water, light, space, and nature in a way that has never been witnessed elsewhere in architecture.

This book provides the perfect introduction to Ando's work, including private homes, churches, museums, apartment complexes, and cultural spaces throughout Japan, and in France, Italy, Spain, and the USA.

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    他已經把建築變成一種"安藤忠雄特有藝術",真的佩服他的思考格局和他那別人不一樣的生活經歷,最後靠著努力自學成為一名建築師,看到現在成功的他別忘了安藤忠雄背後所付出的努力過程

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  • English Books
  • Paperback 96 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 3822848956
  • ISBN-13: 9783822848951
  • Publisher: Taschen
  • Publish date: 2006-11-23
  • Dimensions: 64 mm x 1,160 mm x 1,483 mm
  • In other languages: other languages Deutsche Bücher
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