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Shuhei Endo: Paramodern Architecture

Endo, Shuhei; Suzuki, Hiroyuki (Edited by)

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ISBN 10: 1904313434 / ISBN 13: 9781904313434
Published by Electa Architecture; Phaidon Press, Milan, 2003
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211 pages, illustrations (some color); 29 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. CONTENTS: The architecture of Shuhei Endo and the essence of Japan, by Hiroyuki Suzuki; Paramodern architecture, by Shuhei Endo; Cyclestation M, bicycle deposit, Maihara-cho, Shiga, 1993-94; Healtecture K, home clinic, Takatsuki, Osaka, 1994-96; Transtreet Geba, park and playground, Fukui, 1994-96; Skintecture I, fish research center, Singu-cho, Hyogo, 1994-96; Transtation O, station shelter, Sahai-cho, Fukui, 1995-97; Rooftecture T, square with facilities, Fukui, 1996-97; Springtecture H, public toilets, Shingu-cho, Hyogo, 1997-98; Rooftecture N, Office block and deposit for building materials, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 1997-98; Rooftecture O, cultural center, Shimizu-cho, Fukui, 1996-98; Rooftecture H, office building, Himeji, Hyogo, 1996-98; Rooftecture Y, health spa, Yamasaki-cho, Hyogo, 1997-98; Springtecture A, competition project for an art museum, Aomori, 1999-2000; Springtecture NHK, competition project for an ecological house, Inagi, Tokyo, 1999; Springtecture 1, 2000; Rooftecture K. office building, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 1998-2000; Rooftecture B, farm emporium, Biwa-cho, Shiga, 1998-2000; Rooftecture A, apartment block, Taitou-ku, Tokyo, 1998-2000; Rooftecture WIPO, competition project, Geneva, Switzerland, 1999-2000; Springtecture Orleans, temporary installation, Orleans, France, 1999-2000; Springtecture S, competition project for a ferry terminal, Sasebo, Nagasaki, 2000-01; Rooftecture wave, canopy for a used-car lot, Minou, Osaka, 2000-01; Rooftecture U, factory and offices, Oku-cho, Okayama, 1999-2001; Rooftecture M, office-home, Maruoka-cho, Fukui, 2000-01; Rooftecture C, crematorium, Taishi-cho, Hyogo, 2000-; Rooftecture Rome, project for a residential complex, Rome, Italy, 2001; Osaka apartments, apartment complex, Katano, Osaka, 2000-; Bubbletecture M, kindergarten, Maihara-cho, Shiga, 2001-; Rooftecture S, office building Osaka, 2001-; Halftecture T, park with amenities, Maihara-cho, Shiga, 1999-2001; Slowtecture S, cultural center, Maihara-cho, Shiga, 2000-02; Springtecture B. office-home, Biwa-cho, Shiga, 2001-02. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 074243

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Title: Shuhei Endo: Paramodern Architecture

Publisher: Electa Architecture; Phaidon Press, Milan

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Book Type: Collectible

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Short Description Following the same format as Electa's other recent titles in its Architectural Documents series (Toyo Ito, Dominique Perrault, Carlos Ferrater, Steven Holl), this book presents the work of a compelling young architect on the international scene: Shuhei Endo (b. 1960), based in Osaka, Japan. Endo, 42, founded his own studio in 1988 and has built nearly 20 small-scale projects in Japan whose unmistakeable forms resemble strands of ribbon spiralling over and under the ground. Endo primarily uses sheets of corrugated steel, combined with glass and concrete, that wrap and fold to compose walls and enclose interior spaces. This book is the first monograph on the architect and showcases his projects and built work to date.

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Hiroyuki Suzuki is a professor of architecture at the University of Tokyo, where he has taught since 1990. He has published essays and articles in leading Japanese and international periodicals and is the author of the books Shisendo: Hall of the Poetry Immortals (1991) and Back from Utopia (2002).

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