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Tange, Kenzō 1913-2005

Works: 403 works in 747 publications in 12 languages and 7,335 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Television programs  Documentary films  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Maps 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Honoree, Other, Artist, Editor, Redactor, Author of introduction, Collector, Architect
Classifications: NA1559.T33, 720.952
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Katsura : tradition and creation in Japanese architecture by Yasuhiro Ishimoto( Book )

44 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ise, prototype of Japanese architecture by Asahi Shinbunsha( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Taut ranks the Ise Shrine with the Parthenon in architectural importance. John Burchard, in his preface, characterizes Ise as "one of the great architectural achievements of history. . . . I suppose," he comments, "Ise has many lessons for contemporary architects once they get over being embarrassed by it." Robin Boyd, in his book, 'Kenzo Tange', observes that it was only after the Second World War that the West realized that many qualities of modern architecture were quite old. "These qualities had existed for centuries in Japanese buildings. . . . It [Japanese tradition] relied on the use of ingenious construction and untreated natural material to build a sort of refined extension of nature: a concentration of nature's own kind of beauty. Thus Japan was rediscovered." The Ise Shrine, situated some 270 miles west of Tokyo, is both old and new. The shrine dates from at least A.D. 685, but every twenty years it is completely rebuilt. Each rebuilding--there have been 59 so far--is scrupulously undertaken to guarantee an exact and identical reproduction of the preceding shrine. In 1953, after the most recent renewal, but prior to the transfer of religious objects, not only were the authors allowed to inspect the prohibited area--it is ringed by four fences and contains the most important buildings--but they were granted unprecedented permission to photograph it. This book represents the first opportunity for most Westerners to view and study one of the architectural wonders of the world. 'ISE : Prototype of Japanese Architecture begins with a preface by John Burchard and a foreword by the internationally recognized architect, Kenzo Tange. Tange also has written one of the two main essays in the book; the other is by Noboru Kawazoe, in which Ise is examined primarily in terms of Japanese mythology and history. Tange discusses Ise in an architectural perspective; he writes, "In the subsequent history of Japanese architecture, extending over more than a thousand years, it has proved impossible to advance beyond the form of Ise. . . . Along with the Parthenon Ise represents the peak in the history of world architecture. 'ISE : Prototype of Japanese Architecture belongs' in every fine arts collection and in every architectural library. The photographs, reproduced with exquisite care, make this book an invaluable architectural study, a work of genuine scholarship, and a visual delight. The text, especially prepared for a Western audience, invites the attention of all those interested in Japanese culture. Scholars of comparative religion and cultural anthropology will also find the book of value." -- Publisher's description
Kenzo Tange by Kenzō Tange( Book )

42 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of works from (1949-1969)
Architectures 5 by Stan Neumann( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collection of short films on the world's most pivotal examples of architectural construction. Each segment focuses on a structure chosen for its unique aesthetic and for the extraordinary role it has played in the evolution of architectural design"--Container
Kenzo Tange by Paolo Riani( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes examples of the author's work in Hiroshima
Kenzo Tange, 1946-1969 : architecture and urban design by Kenzō Tange( Book )

20 editions published in 1970 in 5 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pritzker Architecture Prize 1987 : presented to Kenzo Tange by Calif.) Hyatt Foundation (Los Angeles( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tange by Robin Boyd( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tange by Tange 1949-1959 : Kenzo Tange as seen through the eyes of Kenzo Tange by Saikaku Toyokawa( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the 20th century's most significant architects, Kenzo Tange combined traditional Japanese styles with modernism, and took on major post-war urban redevelopment projects in Tokyo and abroad. In 1960, Tange - together with photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto, architect Walter Gropius, and graphic designer Herbert Bayer - published a photobook titled 'Katsura', in which he questioned the conventional historical perspectives on Japanese architecture. Many previously unpublished photographs taken by Tange during the 1950s now appear in this remarkably arranged volume, giving insight to his later works. With an introduction by Saikaku Toyokawa and texts by Kenzo Tange
Ise : Nihon kenchiku no genkei by Kenzō Tange( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in Japanese and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ise. The origin of Japanese architecture
Kenzo Tange : a selected bibliography by Anthony G White( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tange by Kenzō Tange( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional structure of Japanese archipelago (atlas) by Nihon Chiiki Kaihatsu Sentā( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Japanese architects = Drei japanische Architekten : Mayekawa, Tange, Sakakura by Alfred Altherr( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katsura : tradition and creation in Japanese architecture. Architecture in Japan by Yasuhiro Ishimoto( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tange : 1946-1996 : architecture and urban design / edited by Massimo Bettinotti = architettura e disegno urbano by Kenzō Tange( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tanges tanker om byplanlægning illustreret med eksempler på hans arkitektur og med en selvbiografisk indledning
Gijutsu to ningen by Kenzō Tange( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in Japanese and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tange by Ines Tolic( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gendai Nihon kenchikuka zenshū by Gendai Nihon kenchikuka zenshū( Book )

in Japanese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenzo Tange, 1946-1969 : arquitectura y urbanismo by Kenzō Tange( )

4 editions published in 1970 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Kenso Tange

Kenzō Tange

Kenzo Tange 1913-2005

Kenzō Tange architecte et urbaniste

Kenzō Tange architekt japoński

Kenzō Tange architetto e urbanista giapponese

Kenzō Tange Arquitecto Japonés

Kenzō Tange Japanese architect (1913-2005)

Kenzō Tange japanischer Architekt

Kenzo Tange Japans architect

Kenzō Tange japansk arkitekt

Kenzó Tange japonský architekt

Tange kendzo

Tange, Kenzō

Tange, Kenzo 1913-2005

Κένζο Τάνγκε Ιάπωνας αρχιτέκτονας

Кендзо Танге

Кензо Танге

Кенсо Танге

Кэндза Тангэ

Кэндзо Тангэ японский архитектор

Танге, Кендзо 1913-2005

Танге, Кензо 1913-2005

Тангэ Кэндзо

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קנזו טנגה

كنزو تانغه

کنزو تانگه معمار ژاپنی

کێنزۆ تانگێ

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ტანგე კენზო

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단게 겐조

タンゲ, ケンゾウ

タンゲ, ケンゾウ 1913-2005

丹下 健三 1913-2005

丹下健三 1913-2005