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Nikken Sekkei: Micro to Macro

Publisher: Mondadori Electa
ISBN: 9788891829962
AuthorFalvo, Rosa Maria
Pub Date23/03/2021
BindingHardback
Pages240
This superbly illustrated book marks Nikken Sekkei s 120th anniversary and celebrates the company s unparalleled innovation in local and international design.
£80.00
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Founded in 1900, Nikken Sekkei is a world leader in architectural innovation, urban planning and technology. Instrumental in achieving the modernization of Japan itself, the company is both a national icon and renowned international creator of architectural, engineering, and environmental landmarks. This beautifully designed book is an elegant tribute to Nikken Sekkei s remarkable achievements and contributions to world architecture over the last 120 years. A poetic photographic journey features Nikken s approach to timeless design: its integrated perspectives, meticulous craftsmanship, and quintessential Japanese traditions. Tracing the company s exceptional story and its enduring passion for sustainability, it will delight general audiences and experts alike. Narrated from a micro to macro perspective, this book features elemental shapes and surfaces that manifest into spaces and environments, encompassing both intimate and masterful initiatives. Over twenty-four selected projects showcase Nikken Sekkei s reputation and experience. Some are iconic international landmarks and others are quietly nestled in their respective landscapes. All of them demonstrate the company s dedication to people, communities, and the natural world.

Founded in 1900, Nikken Sekkei is a world leader in architectural innovation, urban planning and technology. Instrumental in achieving the modernization of Japan itself, the company is both a national icon and renowned international creator of architectural, engineering, and environmental landmarks. This beautifully designed book is an elegant tribute to Nikken Sekkei s remarkable achievements and contributions to world architecture over the last 120 years. A poetic photographic journey features Nikken s approach to timeless design: its integrated perspectives, meticulous craftsmanship, and quintessential Japanese traditions. Tracing the company s exceptional story and its enduring passion for sustainability, it will delight general audiences and experts alike. Narrated from a micro to macro perspective, this book features elemental shapes and surfaces that manifest into spaces and environments, encompassing both intimate and masterful initiatives. Over twenty-four selected projects showcase Nikken Sekkei s reputation and experience. Some are iconic international landmarks and others are quietly nestled in their respective landscapes. All of them demonstrate the company s dedication to people, communities, and the natural world.

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