Anti-object : the dissolution and disintegration of architecture (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Anti-object : the dissolution and disintegration of architecture

Author: Kengo Kuma; Architectural Association (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Architectural Association, ©2008.
Series: Architecture words, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The author suggests an alternative form of architecture that is not only desirable but possible as well. His approach is illustrated with a discussion of works by his office in which he has sought to avoid objectification.
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Genre/Form: Writings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kuma, Kengo, 1954-
Anti-object.
London : Architectural Association, ©2008
(OCoLC)741948111
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kengo Kuma; Architectural Association (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781902902524 1902902521
OCLC Number: 67375498
Language Note: Translated into English.
Notes: Text on inside cover.
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Kuma's disappearance: an introduction to anti-object --
Making a connection: the Hyūga Residence by Bruno Taut --
Flowing out: 'Water /Glass, ' Atami, Shizuoka, 1992-95 --
Erasing: Kirōsan Observatory, Ochi-Gun, Ehime, 1991-94 --
Minimising: Nō Stage in the Forest, Tomoya, Miyagi, 1995-96 --
Unravelling: Japanese Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, 1995 --
Reversing: Chofu Theatre, Tokyo, 1997 --
Substituting: Electronic Memorial Space, Takasaki, Gumma, 1997-98 --
Breaking down into Particles: Stone Museum, Nasu-Chō, Tochigi, 1996-2000.
Series Title: Architecture words, 2.
Responsibility: Kengo Kuma ; translated by Hiroshi Watanabe.

Abstract:

The author suggests an alternative form of architecture that is not only desirable but possible as well. His approach is illustrated with a discussion of works by his office in which he has sought to avoid objectification.

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