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Intercultural Architecture. The Philosophy of Symbiosis;

Kurokawa, Kisho

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ISBN 10: 1558350357 / ISBN 13: 9781558350359
Published by The American Institute of Architects Press, Washington, D.C., 1991
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Sm. folio. 208pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original dust jacket. Brodart. Frontispiece. "Symbiosis, as argued by Kisho Kurokawa, one of Japan's leading architects, is a new way of interpreting today's culture. A philosophy which takes its name from ecological and biological concepts, it puts forward ideas developed from traditional Japanese philosophy and culture, whilst continually acknowledging the presence of our multivalent, contemporary world." Illustrated with double-and full-page color and b/w plates and plans of this great architects work. In near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 12125

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Title: Intercultural Architecture. The Philosophy ...

Publisher: The American Institute of Architects Press, Washington, D.C.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Amer. edition.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Japanese

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