Wed 26.2.

Tadao Andō: Journey from the islands of Naoshima to Venice

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.02.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Palazzo Grassi Teatrino. Concrete and natural light, two elements that are omnipresent in the works of Tadao Ando; photo ORCH orsenigo chemollo

Palazzo Grassi Teatrino. Concrete and natural light, two elements that are omnipresent in the works of Tadao Ando; photo ORCH orsenigo chemollo

Since establishing his design studio in 1969, Tadao Andō has surprised with raw concrete constructions and clean geometric forms, that have become symbols of his success. The Japanese architect has left his mark on the global landscape, from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in Texas to the Armani Teatro in Milan, and Shanghai Opera House, scheduled for spring 2014. (Interview by Keiko Sumino-Leblanc and Silvano Mendes)

 

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Catalan Economists Institute Headquarters by Roldán + Berengué, arqts., photo: Jordi Surroca

Catalan Economists Institute Headquarters by Roldán + Berengué, arqts., photo: Jordi Surroca

The façade of the new Catalan Economists Institute Headquarters in Barcelona by Roldán + Berengué is a “vertical square” with the foyers of each floor superimposed.

 

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