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Terunobu Fujimori: Architect

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ISBN-10: 377573323X

ISBN-13: 9783775733236

Edition: 2012

Authors: Michael Buhrs, Terunobu Fujimori, Hannes R#xF6;ssler

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The sophisticated buildings of Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori (born 1946) combine the archaic, eccentric, poetic and the ecological--almost all of them are made of simple, traditional materials such as earth, stone, wood, coal, bark and mortar. Often referred to as a "surrealist" architect, Fujimori designs buildings that stand on stilts, rest in trees, support plant ecosystems and rise from the ground at vertiginous angles. This unique approach perhaps stems from Fujimori's early career as a successful architectural historian; he accepted his first commission at the age of 44. Buildings completed since then include teahouses, museums and private homes, known by names such as the…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH & Co KG
Publication date: 10/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English