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Kengo Kuma : my life as an architect in Tokyo / Kengo Kuma.

Kuma, Kengo, 1954- (author.).

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library 720.92 K (Text) 39493110018142 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780500343616
  • ISBN: 0500343616
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes directory, list of buildings by Kengo Kuma and associates, list of buildings by other architects.
Formatted Contents Note:
Yoyogi National Gymnasium -- Shibuya -- Daikan-yama -- One Omotesando -- Meiji Jingu Museum -- Nezu Museum -- Nezu Museum -- Sunny Hills -- National Stadium -- Suntory Museum of Art -- Kitte -- Shinjuku -- Mejiro -- Ikebukuro -- Ueno & Yanesen -- Jugetsudo Kabuki-za -- Tsukiji & Shinbashi -- Takanawa Gateway Station -- La Kagu -- Akagi Shrine -- Daiwa Ubiquitous Computing Research Building -- Western Tokyo -- Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Centre -- Mokojima -- Tetchan.
Summary, etc.:
"A personal tour of Tokyo's architecture, as seen through the eyes of one of the world's most acclaimed architects who is also designing the primary venue for the Tokyo Olympic games. Tokyo is Japan's cultural and commercial epicenter, bursting with vibrancy and life. Its buildings, both historical and contemporary, are a direct reflection of its history and its people. Kengo Kuma was only ten years old when he found himself so inspired by Tokyo's cityscape that he decided to become an architect. Here he tells the story of his career through twenty-five inspirational buildings in the city. Kuma's passion is evident on every page, as well as his curiosity about construction methods and his wealth of knowledge about buildings around the world, making this a unique commentary on Tokyo's dynamic architecture. Kengo Kuma: My Life as an Architect is an intimate and truly inspiring book, revealing the beauty that exists in the world's everyday spaces." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kuma, Kengo, 1954-
Architecture, Japanese.
Architecture > Japan > Tokyo.
Architecture, Postmodern > Japan.
Architecture, Japanese > 20th century.
Architecture, Japanese > 21st century.
Design > Japan.

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