Contemporary Japanese Architects by Dirk Meyhofer

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Contemporary Japanese Architects by Dirk Meyhofer

4to. pp. 176. profusely illustrated. paperback. Koln: Taschen, 1994.

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ISBN-10: 3822894427 / ISBN-13: 9783822894422


Architects featured include Tadao Ando, Hiromi Fujii, Itsuko Hasegawa, Katsuhiro Ishii, Arata Isozaki, Kisho Jurokawa, Fumihiko Maki, Kiko Mozuna, Kazuo Shinohara, Shin Takamatsu & Riken Yamamoto.

In both diversity and quality, the architecture of present-day Japan can be classed as foremost in the world. This has not always been the case. Due to favorable economic circumstances and the coexistence of two generations of architects, it achieved a breakthrough on the international scene during the Eighties. This pluralistic architectural landscape, influenced by both tradition and a process of constant renewal, has a great many surprises in store for the Western eye