TITLE

ARATA ISOZAKI AND THE TSUKUBA PROJECT; OR, THE VANITY OF ARCHITECTURE AS SELF-CRITIOUE

AUTHOR(S)
Tesio, Guido
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
San Rocco;Spring2016, Issue 12, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a project for designing central facilities at Tsukuba Science City in Japan by architect Arata Isozaki in 1978 by the Japanese government and states that Isozaki made the Tsukuba Civic Centre against the principles of 20th century modern architecture.
ACCESSION #
114968485

 

Related Articles

  • Japan-ness in Architecture. Weinstein, Norman // Architectural Record;Feb2007, Vol. 195 Issue 2, p22 

    The article reviews the book "Japan-ness in Architecture," by Arata Isozaki and translated by Sabu Kohso.

  • JAPAN: OTHERNESS AND THE RIPPLE OF MODERNISM. Fujioka, Hiroyasu // Docomomo Journal;Mar2007, Issue 36, p61 

    "Other Modernisms" implies that there are two kinds of modernisms; original and perfect modernism, and imperfect or hybrid modernism, influenced by the former. Such a distinction seems based on a view that the history of modernism could be understood by the "ripple model"—a theoretical...

  • Isozaki in the rough.  // Architectural Record;Jul1988, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p80 

    Interview. Arata Isozaki, the eclectic Japanese architect, explains how his design for Musashi-Kyuryo Country Clubhouse, on an 18-hole golf course, intentionally blends his formal order with symbolism inspired by nature.

  • Isozaki on megastructures and urban reality. Betsky, A. // Architectural Record;May1991, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p22 

    Presents excerpts of an interview with architect Arata Isozaki, who talks about his early structures, composing elements and adapting to clients.

  • Isozaki awarded world architecture expo hall.  // Architectural Record;Aug1992, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p27 

    Reports that Arata Isozaki has been chosen to design the Nara Convention Hall in Japan scheduled to house the planned 1998 World Architecture Exposition. The hall is part of a 60-acre exhibition site that is being redeveloped over the next several years.

  • Profiles: Arata Isozaki. Goldberger, P. // Architectural Digest;Mar1989, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p174 

    Profile of Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, 58, and his wife, artist Aiko Miyawaki, who are Tokyo-based, but well known in New York. Personal life; Careers.

  • Isozaki competition-winning scheme adds sculpture garden to Bass Museum. Dunlop, Beth // Architectural Record;Aug1993, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p27 

    Features Arata Isozaki's planned expansion and renovation of Miami Beach's Bass Museum in Florida. Three-story stucco and Florida keystone addition behind the structure; Conversion of park into a sculpture garden.

  • An architect at home in both the East and West. Webb, Michael // Smithsonian;Jul92, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p58 

    Reports that Japanese architect Arata Isozaki is a product of his homeland's traditions, but he is also versed in the classics of Europe. His efforts to design buildings that bring people together; His work on the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles, California; His mastery in...

  • Arata Isozaki.  // Architectural Digest;8/15/91, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p120 

    Looks at the work and career of architect Arata Isozaki of Japan. He's known for his work in Japan, Spain and the United States. Design approach; Background; Office information.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics