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Matter in the Floating World

Conversations with Leading Japanese Architects and Designers
Princeton Architectural Press

By Blaine Brownell

7 x 9-1/2 in; 256 pp;
425 color images
Paperback
February 2011
ISBN 9781568989969
ISBN10 1568989962

SKU# 9781568989969

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It can be argued that Japan contains a higher number of internationally significant architects and designers relative to its geographic size than anywhere else in the world. Japanese designers regularly implement radical experiments in new materials and b...
Matter in the Floating World


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Matter in the Floating World

It can be argued that Japan contains a higher number of internationally significant architects and designers relative to its geographic size than anywhere else in the world. Japanese designers regularly implement radical experiments in new materials and building systems that successfully address imminent energy and resource challenges. These technological achievements are combined with an acute awareness of the ephemerality of existence, creating a rich dialogue between the concrete and the abstract.

 

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7 x 9-1/2 in; 256 pp;
425 color images
Paperback
February 2011
ISBN 9781568989969
ISBN10 1568989962

There is also a companion website that includes samples from the book as well as exclusive online interviews here.

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