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Andō, Tadao 1941-

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Tadao Ando : complete works by Francesco Dal Co( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tadao Ando (b 1941) is Japan's leading architect and designer with a dazzling international reputation. He recently won the 1995 Pritzker Architecture Prize for 'consistent and significant contributions to the built environment'. A comprehensive monograph of Ando's work, this book examines over one hundred buildings and projects designed between 1969-94, illustrated by photographs, plans and exquisite sketches
Tadao Ando by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tadao Ando at Naoshima : art, architecture, nature by Philip Jodidio( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tadao Ando at Naoshima: Art, Architecture, Nature showcases the latest work in an on-going process of building by Tadao Ando at the acclaimed Naoshima Island Art Complex. Featured here is Ando's recently completed Chichu Art Museum, an underground facility built on the small island in the Inland Sea of Japan. With respect for the landscape and the traditional use of the land as terraced salt fields, Ando was here determined to utterly adapt architecture to the topography, burying much of the complex volume below the ground. He was moved to fully explore the potential of "underground architecture," which imposes its own order and sensibility on space, allowing in only limited light while increasing a sense of depth, fostering ultimately cool tranquility in which one becomes enfolded. On permanent exhibit in the museum, and shown here, is an important body of work by impressionist Claude Monet as well as other major works by contemporary artists Walter De Maria and James Turrell."--Jacket
Tadao Andó by Philip Jodidio( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A partir du béton, ce matériau que l'on disait mort malgré sa robustesse, l'architecte japonais Tadao Ando est parvenu à créer une matière vivante, dotée d'une surface aux effets étonnamment changeants
Ando : complete works by Philip Jodidio( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philippe Starck describes him as a 'mystic in a country that is no longer mystic'. Phiilip Drew 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 one of the world's greatest living architects. 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 existed elsewhere in architecture. Ando has designed award-winning private homes, churches, museums, apartment complexes, and cultural spaces throughout Japan, and in France, Italy, Spain, and the USA. This book, created at the height of Ando's career, brings together his complete works to date"--Bookjacket
Church on the Water, Church of the Light : Tadao Ando by Philip Drew( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of origin : Hiroshi Sugimoto( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows 200 days in the life of contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto-- a leading presence in the world of modern art. He is the winner of many prestigious awards and his photographs are sold for millions of yen at overseas auctions. The film shows the sites of the Architecture series shot in southern France, the huge installation art work at 17th Biennale of Sydney, his new work Mathematics at Provence, his art studio while working on Lightning Fields, and more. It thoroughly pursues the question Sugimoto's works pose - "living in modern times, what are these works trying to tell us?" A thrilling look into the world of Hiroshi Sugimoto
Inventions : the reality of the ideal by Emilio Ambasz( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary tea house : Japan's top architects redefine a tradition by Arata Isozaki( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tea house is one of Japan's most original and significant architectural forms - a small, simple space for the tea ceremony that traditionally requires a hearth, straw-mat flooring, and a low entrance. It has been called the spiritual fountainhead of modern Japanese architecture." "The Contemporary Tea House features twenty works that reveal how world-renowned Japanese architects are redefining this highly formalized and tradition-bound form using materials as disparate as charcoal, plastic, and titanium." "Directed at both the general reader and the specialist, this visually stunning book explores the works of five masters of modern Japanese architecture. The informative text is illuminated with photographs, and numerous diagrams and sketches."--BOOK JACKET
Tadao Ando : Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth by Philip Jodidio( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A self-taught architect, Tadao Ando combines the influences of Japanese traditions with the elegance of modernism. His projects, such as the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, featured here, encourage contemplation and demonstrate a reverence for essential forms. Respected for his powerful, meditative spaces and his sensuous yet refined use of materials - wood, steel, concrete, glass - Ando's work resonates with profound intelligence, unpretentious elegance, and an almost palpable sense of harmony. Directly opposite Louis I. Kahn's masterpiece Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth comprises five pavilions that seem to float on a pool of water. Inside the museum, diffuse and reflected natural light - similar to Kahn's innovations at the Kimbell - bathe the interior and the art in an even glow."--Jacket
Tadao Ando, 1995-2010 by Francesco Dal Co( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great expectations : a journey through the history of visionary architecture by Jesper Wachtmeister( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great expectations: Looks at innovative, futuristic, utopian and sometimes bizarre architectural projects of the 20th century. Shows how contemporary problems like housing shortages, urban decay and pollution motivate architects to create changes in the way people live. Considers plans that have actually been constructed and animates some unrealized visions to see how they might have looked. Features works by Rudolf Steiner, Le Corbusier, Moshe Safdie, Oscar Niemeyer, Jacque Fresco, Peter Cook, Colin Fournier, Levitt & Sons, Antti Lovag, Peter Vetsch, and Paolo Soler
Super Potato design : The complete works of Takashi Sugimoto, Japan's leading interior designer by Mira Locher( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super Potato Design is the first full-length book to present the work and conceptual ideas of the internationally renowned Japanese design firm Super Potato, founded by Takashi Sugimoto. Super Potato's powerful designs for the interiors of restaurants, shops and hotels, as well as Takashi Sugimoto's designs for tea ceremony spaces and utensils, are richly complex compositions of materials which create simple, strong spaces. Using traditional Japanese building materials such as bamboo, wood, and stone, but crating original yet timeless spaces, Super Potato's designs avoid specific stylistic characterizations and short-lived fashion. By finding contemporary expression for important concepts present in traditional Japan and combining materials in unexpected ways to create exciting spaces, Super Potato's work has had a significant impact on interior design in Japan and throughout Asia. Super Potato Design is generously illustrated with 320 full-color photographs by the respected Japanese photographer Yoshio Shiratori, who has recorded Super Potatos projects since the firm's conception in 1973. Architect and Japan scholar Mira Locher introduces the ideas and influences of Takashi Sugimoto, the founder and principle designer of Super Potato, and provides a thorough explanation of each project. Architectural drawings further describe the projects
Tadao Ando by Masao Furuyama( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrait de l'architecte japonais Tadao Ando, au travers la présentation sommaire d'une vingtaine de ses constructions, achevées ou en projet
Das Geheimnis des Schattens : Licht und Schatten in der Architektur = The secret of the shadow : light and shadow in architecture by Deutsches Architekturmuseum( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tadao Ando : houses by Philip Jodidio( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most complete and comprehensive collection of residential projects from the world?s most internationally recognized and renowned architect. Though prolific in civic and commercial work, Tadao Ando first gained recognition for his residential projects, which were constructed solidly of concrete but ingeniously imbued with light and air. This exhaustive study is a complete catalog of all his residential work to date, including two new homes just finished in 2013. This volume features unseen and unpublished works presented through lavish and striking color photographs as well as detailed architectural drawings and plans of over thirty years of Ando?s residential work, from the Sumiyoshi Row House in 1975 to the current houses for global design connoisseurs and art collectors
Tadao Ando by Yann Nussaume( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The minimalist concrete architecture of Tadao Ando has roots both in Japanese traditions and in Western architecture. This book begins with both contexts: it explores how Ando unites Japanese tradition with a contemporary Western architectural idiom
Louis Kahn : silence and light by Louis I Kahn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the participation of William Jordy, Jonas Salk, Aldo Rossi, Arata Isozaki, Tadao Ando, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott-Brown, Brendan Gill, and others. Narration by Kenneth Frampton. As an architect, educator, and philosopher, Louis Kahn played a prominent role in the history of 20th century architecture. An examination of six of his most significant buildings gives insight to his unique vision: The Salk Institute in La Jolla; the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth; the Center for British Art in New Haven; the library at Philips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire; the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and the Parliament Buildings of Bangladesh in Dhaka. The visits to the sites are enhanced with historic footage and sound recordings of Kahn
Kochuu : Japanese architecture, influence & origin by Jesper Wachtmeister( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and Swedish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about modern Japanese architecture, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. "Kochuu" which translates as "in the jar," refers to the Japanese tradition of constructing small, enclosed physical spaces, which create the impression of a separate universe. Features interviews with some of Japan's leading architects as well as Scandinavian contemporaries
Tadao Ando - Vitra house by Karl Lagerfeld( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tadao Ando at Naoshima : art, architecture, natureTadao AndóAndo : complete worksChurch on the Water, Church of the Light : Tadao AndoThe contemporary tea house : Japan's top architects redefine a traditionTadao Ando : Modern Art Museum of Fort WorthTadao Ando, 1995-2010Super Potato design : The complete works of Takashi Sugimoto, Japan's leading interior designer
Alternative Names
Ando, Dadao 1941-

Andō, Tadao

Andō, Tadao 1941-

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Andó Tadao japán autodidakta építész, 1941-

Anteng, Zhongxiong 1941-

Tadao Andō

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Tadao Ando Japanese architect

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Андо, Тадао

Тадао Андо

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טדאו אנדו

טדאו אנדו אדריכל יפני

تاداو أندو

تاداو أندو مهندس معماري ياباني

تادائو آندو معمار و بوکسور ژاپنی

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안도 다다오

안도, 타다오

안도 타다오 1941-

안등충웅 1941-

アンドウ, タダオ

アンドウ, タダオ 1941-

安藤 忠雄 1941-....


安藤忠雄 1941-