Arata Isozaki: Four Decades of Architecture

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Arata Isozaki is one of Japan's greatest architects and a commanding presence in international architecture, as demonstrated in such buildings as The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA), the Disney Building in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and the New Tokyo City Hall.

From the author of MOCA's 1991 Isozaki exhibition catalog comes this pioneering new book featuring twenty new projects, including the new designs for Toyonokuni ...
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Arata Isozaki is one of Japan's greatest architects and a commanding presence in international architecture, as demonstrated in such buildings as The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA), the Disney Building in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and the New Tokyo City Hall.

From the author of MOCA's 1991 Isozaki exhibition catalog comes this pioneering new book featuring twenty new projects, including the new designs for Toyonokuni Libraries for Cultural Resources and the Kyoto Concert Hall. All are illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans and analyzed by Isozaki himself.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780789302304
  • Publisher: Universe Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/5/1998
  • Series: Universe Architecture Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 237
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
"Irony and Its Fulfillment" 12
City in the Air: Shinjuku Project ( Joint-Core System) 26
1960s: System 30
Oita Prefectural Library 38
Fukuoka City Bank Head Office and Addition 44
N House 50
Festival Plaza, Expo '70, Osaka 64
1970s: Metaphor 70
The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma 74
Kita-Kyushu City Museum of Art and Annex 86
Fujimi Country Clubhouse 92
Kita-Kyushu Central Library 98
Kamioka Town Hall 104
Electric Labyrinth (Ruins Drawing) 110
1980s: Narrative 112
Tsukuba Center Building 116
Art Tower Mito 124
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 130
Sant Jordi Sports Hall 140
Team Disney Building 146
New Tokyo City Hall 152
1990s: Form 158
Japanese Art and Technology Center 166
Nagi Museum of Contemporary Art 174
Kyoto Concert Hall 184
Toyonokuni Libraries for Cultural Resources 192
Okayama West Police Station 198
Nara Convention Hall 206
Domus: Interactive Museum About Humans 218
Center of Science and Industry (COSI) 228
Mirage City 234
Photography Credits 238
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