New architecture in Japan

Sumner, Y., ed. (2010) New architecture in Japan. Merrell. ISBN 9781858944500 Available from:

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This informative and beautifully illustrated book showcases projects of all types, sizes and budgets from the last decade in Japan, and includes museums, private houses, schools, shops, hospitals, airports and chapels. Both cutting-edge, emerging young practices – such as Sou Fijimoto and Junya Ishigami – and established, internationally known architects – among them Toyo Ito, Tadao Ando, Kengo Kuma and SANAA – are featured, as are international practices working in Japan (such as Rogers Stirk Harbour, Foster + Partners and Herzog & de Meuron). Stunning images by leading architectural photographer Edmund Sumner are accompanied by accessible critical texts and drawings. This illuminating survey is essential not just for architects and designers but also for anyone fascinated by Japan's unique – and increasing – influence on architecture worldwide. Profiles more than 100 architectural projects from the last decade A compelling reference for architects, urban planners, designers and anyone interested in contemporary Japanese architecture

Item Type:Book
Additional Information:David Littlefield was invited author on the book, delivering around one third of the text.
Uncontrolled Keywords:architecture, Japan
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Architecture and the Built Environment
ID Code:12273
Deposited By: D. Littlefield
Deposited On:13 Jan 2011 11:56
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 21:22

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