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Tadao Ando: 1941 (Taschen Basic Architecture) [Paperback]

By Masao Furuyama & Peter Gssel (Editor)
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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 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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Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 7.25" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2006
Publisher   Taschen
ISBN  3822848956  
ISBN13  9783822848951  

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worth buying  May 12, 2007
this books introduce lots of important works of Tadao Ando
good print quality, nice pictures with reasonable price
Another Great Book from Taschen  Jan 22, 2007
This is the first Taschen Basic Architecture volume about a living architect. The earlier Taschen volumes have been about the Modernist masters such as Mies, Le Corbusier, Loos, Wright, Kahn and Neutra. If there is any living architect who can measure up to this Pantheon of Greats, it is Pritzker Prize winner, Tadao Ando.

Like the other volumes in this series, there is a short biographical essay, followed by short chapters that focus on key works. The German Publishing Company Taschen publishes some of the best architectural books. Their books are always of the highest quality and reasonably priced. At Ten Dollars, it is hard to imagine a better introduction to the works of one of the most important architects of the Twentieth Century. Highly recommended.

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