Tadao Ando (born 13 September 1941) is a Japanese self-taught architect. He is the winner of the 1995 Pritzker Prize. The simplicity of his architecture emphasizes the concept of sensation and physical experiences, mainly influenced by Japanese culture.
Showcases recent houses by the world-renowned Japanese minimalist architect, offering unprecedented access to his thought process through more than 100 photographs, line drawings, sketches, and plans.
Translation of: Tadao Ando kenchiku o kataru.
Tadao Ando: Light and Water.
Get to know Tadao Ando, the only architect to have won the discipline's four most prestigious prizes: the Pritzker, Carlsberg, Praemium Imperiale, and Kyoto Prize. This succinct introduction explores Ando's unique blend of calm Japanese tradition and compelling modernism across private homes, churches, fashion stores, museums, and more.
Discover the master of Modernist simplicity, Tadao Ando, in this fresh and incisive overview of the architect's entire career. Spanning Ando's career from his very beginnings in 1975 to today, this XXL-sized tribute profiles each structure through photographs and architectural drawings, and includes such new projects as the Shanghai Poly Grand...