Item description for Architecture in Japan (Architecture (Taschen)) by Philip Jodidio...
Contemporary architecture by country TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects?from the firmly established to the up-and-coming?with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects? or firms? most significant recent projects. Crossing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured. Architects/firms included: Hitoshi Abe Tadao Ando Jun Aoki Shigeru Ban Masaki Endoh Shuhei Endo Hiroshi Hara Arata Isozaki Toyo Ito Waro Kishi Kengo Kuma Fumihiko Maki Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / S A N A A Yoshio Taniguchi Tezuka Architects Makoto Sei Watanabe Makoto Yokomizo
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.57" Width: 9.45" Height: 0.94" Weight: 3.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
ISBN 3822839884 ISBN13 9783822839881
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More About Philip Jodidio
Philip Jodidio was the editor in chief of the French art monthly Connaissance des Arts for more than twenty years. He is the author of more than 100 books on contemporary architecture, including Rizzoli's I.M. Pei: The Complete Works and Tadao Ando: Venice. Elizabeth Dowling is professor emeritus at Georgia Tech University.