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Tadao Ando: Living with Light

Author : Philip Jodidio
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 290 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2021-04-13
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780847865307

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This book showcases recent houses by the world-renowned Japanese minimalist architect, offering unprecedented access to his thought process through more than 100 photographs, line drawings, sketches, and plans. Tadao Ando is one of the best-known and most influential contemporary architects with a minimalistic aesthetic and love of natural materials like glass and concrete--proof that less is more. This volume features ten houses and examines his approach to these designs. Viewed as a collection, these houses serve to demonstrate the wide range of Ando's prodigious genius through lavish and striking photographs. Characteristics of his work include large expanses of unadorned architectural concrete walls combined with wooden or stone floors and large windows. He uses simple methods to solve complicated and small spaces and turns them into spaces with breathtaking landscapes. With precise and beautiful photographs accompanied by Tadao Ando's sketches, drawings, and plans, this volume presents several unseen and little published works, from the Bosco Studio and House facing the Pacific Ocean in Oaxaca, Mexico (2014)to a penthouse in Manhattan for a Japanese collector, completed in 2019.

Tadao Ando: The Colours of Light Volume 1 (2nd Edition)

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Phaidon Press
Page : 264 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2018-02-19
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 0714875147

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A new edition of the acclaimed portfolio of work by Japan's leading architect, now featuring digitally remastered photographs. "The magnificent photographs by Richard Pare come as close to putting you there as any publication is likely to achieve." —The New York Times An exquisite work of art in its own right, this book is the result of ten years' collaboration between the English photographer Richard Pare and the internationally renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando. This new edition features all the same extraordinary photographs, completely remastered from the original negatives, bringing this beautiful volume back to life. Pare's remarkable images shed new light on this important body of work, while Ando's original line drawings and sketches provide unparalleled insight into his creative process.

Tadao Ando

Author : Tadao Ando,Masao Furuyama
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2019-09-10
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9782080204042

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Tadao Ando by Tadao Ando,Masao Furuyama Pdf

This comprehensive monograph on Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando covers the span of his impressive career, with previously unpublished material and insight into his sources of inspiration. This in-depth monograph offers insight into Tadao Ando's sober and elegant architecture through photographs, architectural drawings, and descriptions of eighty of his most significant works. His notable works span the globe: London's Tate Modern; St. Louis's Pulitzer Arts Foundation; Osaka's Church of the Light; Paris's UNESCO Meditation Space; Venice's Palazzo Grassi; Abu Dhabi's Maritime Museum; and exceptional buildings in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Germany, and throughout the United States. Japanese design principles--from the use of concrete, simple geometric volumes, and the integration of natural elements such as light or water--are essential elements that Ando uses to provoke a physical experience through his architecture. An interview with the architect accompanies his own writings and critical essays on various aspects of his work. A portfolio of Ando's black-and-white photographs and colored-pencil drawings from his previously unpublished travel notebooks provide new insight into his sources of inspiration. The book is completed with a biography and a chronology of his works to date, including some unrealized projects.

安藤忠雄の建築

Author : 安藤忠雄
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 480 pages
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Release : 2008-10
Category : Architects
ISBN : 4887062966

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安藤忠雄作品集シリーズを締めくくる最終巻

Atlas: Tadao Ando

Author : Anonim
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2021-09-07
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9783791387970

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Atlas: Tadao Ando by Anonim Pdf

This highly original and personal exploration of Tadao Ando’s work, one of Japan’s leading architects, traverses both the physical and spiritual world. In 2012, Philippe Séclier visited Tadao Ando’s iconic Church of the Light, and was immediately compelled to journey around the world to further study the architect’s buildings. This unique presentation of Ando’s work is the result of what turned into a nine-year project to photograph 130 buildings. Walking around each structure, trying to find the proper framing, helped Séclier understand Ando’s genius for siting and composition. Loosely organized by chronology, each building is represented in numerous black and white images, arranged like a mosaic on the page. These fragmented views correspond to Ando’s own philosophy of the logic of structure and geometry. This “atlas” embraces not only the geographic but also thematic range of Ando’s oeuvre—from transit stations in Tokyo and Kobe to art museums in Fort Worth, Texas and Provence, France; from an artists’ retreat on the Mexican coast to the now-demolished Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester, England; from a theater in Milan, Italy, to an upscale restaurant in New York City. Séclier’s photographs of Ando’s numerous religious structures brilliantly illustrate his use of light and shadow to evoke spiritual depth and timelessness while his short texts offer concise observations of each building. A helpful appendix pinpoints the geographic diversity and range of Ando’s oeuvre.

Tadao Ando

Author : Tadao Ando
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2012-09-19
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 1616890703

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Tadao Ando by Tadao Ando Pdf

The newest volume in our popular Conversations series features Japanese architect Tadao Ando. One of the most celebrated living architects, Ando is best known for crafting serenely austere structures that fuse Japanese building traditions with Western modernism. His minimalist masterworks-geometric forms clad in silky-smooth exposed concrete-are suffused with natural light and set in perfect harmony with the landscape. In these highlights from lectures delivered at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Architecture, Ando candidly describes his experiences as a largely self-taught practitioner, tracing his development from an early interest in the traditional building craft of his native Japan through his political awakening in the turbulent 1960s to his current stature as one of the world's foremost architects. In addition to exploring his aesthetic influences and working process, Ando offers students a road map not only for maintaining professional integrity, but also for becoming effective agents of change in the world.

Tadao Ando

Author : Francesco Dal Co,Tadao Andō
Publisher : Phaidon
Page : 536 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2000
Category : Architecture
ISBN : UVA:X006087653

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Tadao Ando by Francesco Dal Co,Tadao Andō Pdf

A complete catalogue of the work of the renowned Japanese architect.

Tadao Ando

Author : Tadao Ando
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 143 pages
File Size : 52,9 Mb
Release : 1984
Category : Electronic
ISBN : OCLC:638676162

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The Colours of Light

Author : Tadao Andō,Richard Pare
Publisher : Phaidon Press
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 1996
Category : Architecture
ISBN : UOM:39015047080828

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The Colours of Light by Tadao Andō,Richard Pare Pdf

Twenty-seven of Ando's buildings, completed over the last decade, including such notable projects as the Kidosaki House, Tokyo, 1986, the Church on the Water, Hokkaido, 1988, the Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum and Annexe, 1992 and 1995, and the recently completed buildings for Benetton in Treviso, Italy, 1995, and the Meditation Space for Unesco, Paris, 1995. Richard Pare's images break with previous conventions of architectural representation; they convey his interest.

Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

Author : Jin Baek
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2009-06-12
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9781134020614

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Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space by Jin Baek Pdf

Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book situates Ando’s churches, particularly his world-renowned Church of the Light (1989), within the legacy of nothingness expounded by Kitaro Nishida (1870-1945), the father of the Kyoto Philosophical School. Linking Ando’s Christian architecture with a philosophy originating in Mahayana Buddhism illuminates the relationship between the two religious systems, as well as tying Ando’s architecture to the influence of Nishida on post-war Japanese art and culture.

Tadao Ando

Author : Yann Nussaume
Publisher : Birkhaüser
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Architects
ISBN : 3034600054

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Tadao Ando by Yann Nussaume Pdf

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. By analyzing systematically and chronologically the roots and sources that have influenced the thinking of the Pritzker Prize-winning architect, the author communicates the principles and constants to which Ando's buildings can be traced back, and at the same time he places them in the appropriate context within the architect's characteristic ideas and intentions. Yann Nussaume teaches at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'architecture in Paris and is the author of numerous publications on Japanese and Chinese architecture. Die minimalistische Betonarchitektur von Tadao Ando hat ihre Wurzeln sowohl in japanischen Traditionen als auch in der modernen westlichen Architektur. Genau bei diesen Zusammenhängen setzt das Buch an: Es untersucht, auf welche Weise Ando in seinem Werk japanische Tradition und zeitgenössische westliche Architektursprache vereint. Indem der Autor systematisch und chronologisch die Wurzeln und Quellen analysiert, die für das architektonische Denken des Pritzker-Preisträgers prägend sind, vermittelt er die zentralen Grundsätze und Konstanten, auf die sich Andos Bauten zurückführen lassen, und er stellt sie zugleich in den ihnen angemessenen Kontext der besonderen Denkweise und Intentionen des Architekten.

Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

Author : Jin Baek
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 225 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 2009-06-12
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9781134020621

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Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space by Jin Baek Pdf

Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book situates Ando’s churches, particularly his world-renowned Church of the Light (1989), within the legacy of nothingness expounded by Kitaro Nishida (1870-1945), the father of the Kyoto Philosophical School. Linking Ando’s Christian architecture with a philosophy originating in Mahayana Buddhism illuminates the relationship between the two religious systems, as well as tying Ando’s architecture to the influence of Nishida on post-war Japanese art and culture.

Tadao Ando

Author : Tadao Andō
Publisher : Birkhauser
Page : 276 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2003-01-01
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9783764305185

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"Ando selected for inclusion the thirty-five projects that best embody his belief that the interplay with nature defines architecture and the passage of time molds architecture. All are shown in spectacular, specially commissioned color photography. Among the major recent works are the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in Texas; the Komyo-ji Temple in Saijo, Japan; the meditation space for UNESCO in Paris; the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis; and the Armani/Teatro in Milan. Also included are some of Ando's most important and well-known earlier works, including the Church of the Water in Hokkaido, the Church of the Light in Ibaraki, and a series of houses throughout Japan."--BOOK JACKET.

Tadao Andō

Author : Tadao Andō,Kenneth Frampton,George T. Kunihiro,Peter Eisenman
Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
Page : 143 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 1989
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 084781033X

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Tadao Andō by Tadao Andō,Kenneth Frampton,George T. Kunihiro,Peter Eisenman Pdf

Om den japanske arkitekt Tadao Ando f. 1941 og hans værker

Sunken courts

Author : Werner Blaser,Tadao Andō
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Architects
ISBN : 3721206096

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Sunken courts by Werner Blaser,Tadao Andō Pdf

Werner Blaser, architect and author of more than one hundred books, introduces the reader to the world of Tadao Ando's sunken architectures. In fascinating photographs, a method of construction is presented that has its roots in the traditional "earth dwellings" of northern and north-western China. Yet, Tadao Ando's in-ground buildings are no dark, cave-like structures. The interiors are illuminated through open atriums and large, deep-drawn areas of glass, thus giving light an almost palpable form. Stillness and contemplativeness rank among the qualities of this architecture, corresponding herein to Far Eastern spirit. In the face of increasing environmental damage and urban housing problems, architectural strategies have to be developed that respect nature and do not put extra pressure on urban surroundings. With his sunken structures, Tadao Ando succeeds in building in accordance with nature, at the same time connecting tradition and present - thus making the cultural history of building relevant for the present.