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Ando: Complete Works

Jodidio, Philip; Ando, Tadao

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ISBN 10: 3822821640 / ISBN 13: 9783822821640
Published by Taschen, Germany, 2004
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This is a sparkling BRAND NEW BOOK which is In resplendent, perfect MINT / PRISTINE condition, just as is its elegant DJ. This is a most generous production of highest value and quality on the most generous Japanese architect. No architecture-lover should deny herself/himself that remarkable and exquisite volume. Comes complete with a corrugated-box in brief-case style, with handle. Due to size and weight, extra shipping will be requested. It is a whopper! Size: Quarto -- Large. Bookseller Inventory # 005120

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Title: Ando: Complete Works

Publisher: Taschen, Germany

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Brand New / MINT

Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New / MINT

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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 the world's greatest living architect. 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. Ando has designed 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, presents his complete works to date.

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Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard University, and was Editor-in-Chief of the French journal Connaissance des Arts for over two decades. He has published numerous articles and books, including TASCHEN's Architecture Now! volumes I and II, Building a New Millennium, and monographs on Norman Foster, Richard Meier, and Alvaro Siza. Jodidio is internationally renowned as one of the most talented writers on the subject of architecture.

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