Hardcover. Arata Isozaki (b.1931) is one of the most important and influential Japanese architects working today. Since opening his practice in 1963, he has built extensively in Japan, Europe, the Un.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 287 pages. 2.114. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Arata Isozaki's (b.1931) is one of the most important and respected Japanese architects of the twentieth century. Since opening his practice in 1963, he has built extensively in Japan, Europe, North America, and recently China. Through his work both as an architect and a theorist, Isozaki has acted as a bridge between East and the West, exploring Japanese architecture and introducing Western trends into Japan, and his original thinking has opened new perspectives for architects all over the world.
This book presents a selection of his vast oeuvre in six thematic chapters, conceived by Arata Isozaki himself together with Ken Tadashi Oshima. These chapters illuminate the principles of Isozaki's informative theorization of architecture as well as presenting his own architectural works. Each chapter is introduced by Oshima followed his career. Projects are then presented in depth through a wealth of illustrations from the Isozaki Office Archive including sketches, silk screens, drawings, photographs and models.
About the Author: Arata Isozaki is one of the most important living Japanese architects today. After spending nine years working as an apprentice for Kenzo Tange, he went on to establish his own firm, Arata Isozaki Studio, in 1963, and since then has earned a reputation across the globe for his notable buildings in Asia, Europe and America. He was awarded the RIBA gold medal in 1986. Ken Tadashi Oshima is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington's Department of Architecture. Educated at Harvard, U. C. Berkeley and Columbia, Dr. Oshima's publications include Crafting a Modern World: The Architecture and Design of Antonin and Noemi Raymond (2006) and Visions of the Real: Modern Houses in the 20th Century (2000).
Title: Arata Isozaki (Hardcover)
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: New
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