Continuing the World Cities series, this profusely illustrated volume documents the historical development and future prospects for Tokyo, one of the worlds most distinctive cities. Author Botond Bognar looks not only at the city itself, but also at outlying districts. Among the dozens of architects featured are many world-renowned Japanese, along with many foreigners whose designs grace the city's skyline. Illustrations mainly in color.
|Series:||World Cities Series|
|Product dimensions:||10.35(w) x 12.44(h) x 1.18(d)|
About the Author
BOTOND BOGNAR studied architecture in Budapest, Hungary and Los Angeles, USA. He has practised as an architect in both Hungary and Japan and is currently Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois. He has researched extensively into Japanese architecture and has lectured throughout the world on contemporary architecture and urbanism in Japan. He has previously edited Minoru Takeyama, Architectural Monograph No 42 (1995), Japanese Architecture (1988) and Japanese Architecture II (1992).