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Matter in the floating world : conversations with leading Japanese architects and designers

Author: Blaine Erickson Brownell
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Often, the work of Japanese designers is not fully understood by western designers because it has not been explained in its full context. 'Matter in the Floating World' aims to correct this by presenting interviews with twenty leading Japanese architects and designers, in which they explain their work, ideas and inspirations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brownell, Blaine Erickson, 1970-
Matter in the floating world.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010029061
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Blaine Erickson Brownell
ISBN: 1568989962 9781568989969
OCLC Number: 787842683
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: Lightness: Takaharu Tezuka --
Kengo Kuma --
Yasuhiro Yamashita --
Oki Sato --
Shigeru Ban --
Atmosphere: Kenya Hara --
Kazuyo Sejima --
Tadao Ando --
Eriko Horiki --
Terunobu Fujimori --
Flow: Jun Aoki --
Hitoshi Abe --
Shuhei Endo --
Reiko Sudo --
Sachiko Kodama --
Emergence: Toyo Ito --
Makoto Sei Watanabe --
Akira Wakita --
Tokujin Yoshioka --
Masayo Ave.
Responsibility: Blaine Brownell.

Abstract:

Often, the work of Japanese designers is not fully understood by western designers because it has not been explained in its full context. 'Matter in the Floating World' aims to correct this by presenting interviews with twenty leading Japanese architects and designers, in which they explain their work, ideas and inspirations.

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