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    DescriptionPhilippe Starck describes him as a `mystic in a country which is no longer mystic.` Philip Drew 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 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 in architecture. His designs include award-winning private homes, churches, museums, apartment complexes, and cultural spaces throughout Japan, as well as in France, Italy, Spain, and the USA. This book, created at the height of Ando's illustrious career, and thoroughly updated for this new 2010 edition, presents his complete works to date.


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    Title
    Tadao Ando, Complete Works 1975-2011
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Jodidio
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 664
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 289 mm
    Thickness: 50 mm
    Weight: 2,722 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783836528139
    ISBN 10: 3836528134
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43, 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    BISAC V2.8: ARC011000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTH
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/TEXAS, CULT/MIDSTH
    DC22: 720.92
    BISAC V2.8: ARC000000, ARC006000, ARC005000
    Libri: JAPA2432
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006020
    Ingram Theme: LOCL/TXFORT
    DC23: 720.92
    Thema V1.0: AMB
    Edition
    11000
    Edition statement
    Updated Version.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    15 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Cologne
    Author Information
    Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN's Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.
    Review quote
    `This magnificent book... full of vibrant color images... is a testament to the talents of the world-renowned Japanese architect.` -Luxury Home Design magazine, Australia`