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di Kisho Kurokawa

KISHO KUROKAWA. From Metabolism to Symbiosis

Kisho Kurokawa is one of the world's most active architects both in Japan and internationally. In 1960 he advocated the Metabolism Movement which attracted international attention; in 1962 he became the youngest member of Team X, an international architecture movement started after the CIAM, joined by James Stirling, Christopher Alexander, and Hans Hollein. He has won many international competitions both in Japan and abroad including the new TANU headquarters, the Parliament in Tanzania, Conference City in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain University, and Osaka Prefectural government offices. He has received the Gold medal from the French Academy of Architecture and the Richard Neutra Award from California State Polytechnic University. Kurokawa's recent works include - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; Victoria Central, Australia and the Japanese-Chinese Youth Centre, Peking. He has just been selected as the architect for the new extension to the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam.

Veste editoriale: Cartonato con Sovraccoperta
Formato: 25x33
Pagine: 311
Immagini a colori: 431
Immagini b/n: 100
Lingua: GB
Anno: 1992

ISBN: 9781854901194

NOTE: Pubblicazione in buone Condizioni