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TitleMatter in the Floating World: Conversations with Leading Japanese Architects and Designers
PublisherPrinceton Architectural Press
ISBN 139781568989969
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LanguageEnglish
File Size9.9 MB
Total Pages256
Table of Contents
                            Contents
Acknowledgments
When the World Floats: Material Buoyancy in Contemporary Design
Substance and Transience in Japanese Architecture and Design
LIGHTNESS
	Expanding Boundaries, Takaharu Tezuka
	The Presence of Absence, Kengo Kuma
	Weightless Surfaces, Yasuhiro Yamashita
	A Small "!" Moment, Oki Sato
	Strength in Weakness, Shigeru Ban
ATMOSPHERE
	Information Architecture, Kenya Hara
	Invisible Architecture, Kazuyo Sejima
	Substance and Abstraction, Tadao Ando
	A Canvas for Light, Eriko Horiki
	Evoking the Primal, Terunobu Fujimori
FLOW
	Recoding Materiality, Jun Aoki
	Pattern and Movement, Hitoshi Abe
	Connective Tissue, Shuhei Endo
	The Fluidity of Fabric, Reiko Sudo
	Liquid Architecture, Sachiko Kodama
EMERGENCE
	The Emerging Grid, Toyo Ito
	Natural Logic, Makoto Sei Watanabe
	Soft Interface, Akira Wakita
	Summoning Nature, Tokujin Yoshioka
	The Sound of Material, Masayo Ave
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Page 129

In order to make large-
scale pieces of paper,
we have to develop
the technology. In one
way, we are practicing
a traditional art; but in
another way, we are
pushing the technology
into a new territory.

A Canvas for Light Eriko Horiki129

Campus Plaza Kyoto

Mino Washi no Sato Kaikan museum

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