Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando : Works from 1994 - 2009

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Entirely self-educated, Tadao Ando is considered Japan's leading architect and his sublime buildings are located all over the world. This book profiles ninety of Ando's projects across the globe from the mid 1990s to today, including museums, convention centres, factories, shrines, residences, and corporate headquarters. Each building is beautifully photographed and is accompanied by drawings, sketches, plans, materials from the architect's own studio, and in-depth commentary. In addition, Ando has written an enlightening essay on his work. An up-to-date collection of Ando's works from the past fifteen years, this elegant book will please all fans of modern architecture.
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  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 220 x 240 x 40.64mm | 2,317.86g
  • Munich, Germany
  • English
  • 800 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 3791344544
  • 9783791344546
  • 427,780

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This book on the Pritzker Prizewinning architect Tadao Ando explores his recent work, which embodies principles of sustainability, site sensitivity, and craftsmanship. Entirely self-educated, Tadao Ando is considered Japan's leading architect and his sublime buildings are located all over the world. This book profiles ninety of Ando s projects across the globe from the mid 1990s to today, including museums, convention centers, factories, shrines, residences, and corporate headquarters.
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About Francesco Dal Co

FRANCESCO DAL CO is an author, architect and Professor of Architectural History at the Institute of Architecture in Venice.
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