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Project Japan
Language: un
Pages: 719
Authors: Rem Koolhaas, Hans Ulrich Obrist, 佳代子·太田, James Westcott
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Taschen America Llc

Back to the future Visionary architecture in postwar Japan “Once there was a nation that went to war, but after they conquered a continent their own country was destroyed by atom bombs... then the victors imposed democracy on the vanquished. For a group of apprentice architects, artists, and designers, led
Speaking of Buildings
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Naomi Stead, Janina Gosseye, Deborah van der Plaat
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: Chronicle Books

By and large, architectural historians use texts, drawings, and photographs to craft their narratives. Oral testimony from those who actually occupy or construct buildings is rarely taken as seriously. Speaking of Buildings offers a rebuttal, theorizing the radical potential of a methodology that has historically been cast as unreliable. Essays
Ceilings and Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Paul Emmons, Federica Goffi, Jodi La Coe
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Where is the space for dreaming in the twenty-first century? Lofty thoughts, like dreams, are born and live overhead, just as they have been represented in Renaissance paintings and modern cartoons. Ceilings are often repositories of stories, events and otherwise invisible oneiric narratives. Yet environments that inspire innovative thinking are
Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of the Monstrous
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Sarah Montin, Evelyn Tsitas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: BRILL

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Contemporary Japanese Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: James Steele
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-16 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Contemporary Japanese Architecture presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural framework that informs the work of all Japanese architects, as an introduction to an in-depth investigation of the challenges now occupying the contemporary designers who will be the leaders of the next generation. It separates out