Sponsored Collection

Atlantic Books for the Holidays

9780920785805_cover

Some Ideas on Living in London and Tokyo

by Stephen Taylor & Ryue Nishizawa
edited by Giovanna Borasi

0 ratings
rated!
rated!
0 of 5
comments: 0
reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.

edition:Paperback
category: Art
published: 2012
ISBN:9780920785805
Description

Part of the CCA's exploration of key issues in contemporary architecture with a specific focus on urban, social, and environmental concerns, Some Ideas considers a vital issue for today's society, namely, the question of how to create viable new models for living in increasingly dense urban environments. The projects of the British architect Stephen Taylor and the Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa both respect and respond to the particular cultural environments of London and Tokyo, and demonstrate the importance of a clear understanding of place in order to develop solutions that are specific to their context. This publication marks an important contribution to ongoing research in the field, and offers new reflections on how we can perceive, engage, and inhabit the contemporary city. The book features evocative images of the architects' projects, including site models and installations, alongside comments by Nishizawa and Taylor on individual projects.

close this panel

Buy this book at:


About the Authors

Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and has illustrated several picture books, including One More Border: The True Story of One Family’s Escape from War-Torn Europe by William Kaplan. Stephen lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Author profile page >

Ryue Nishizawa

Author profile page >

Giovanna Borasi

Giovanna Borasi is Chief Curator of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, Quebec.
Author profile page >

Other titles by Stephen Taylor

more >

Other titles by Ryue Nishizawa

Other titles by Giovanna Borasi

more >

User Activity

more >
X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...