Intervista con l’architetto Tadao Ando, di Tadao Ando Architect & Associates (Osaka, Giappone), selezionato per la 15. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura.
Interview with the architect Tadao Ando, of Tadao Ando Architect & Associates (Osaka, Japan), selected to participate in the 15th International Architecture Exhibition.
Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Tadao Ando on his concrete-and-glass Manhattan masterpiece.
Read the full feature on NOWNESS: http://bit.ly/1HlPqKJ
Subscribe to NOWNESS here: http://bit.ly/youtube-nowness
Like NOWNESS on Facebook: http://bit.ly/facebook-nowness
Follow NOWNESS on Twitter: http://bit.ly/twitter-nowness
Daily exclusives for the culturally curious: http://bit.ly/nowness-com
Behind the scenes on Instagram: http://bit.ly/instagram-nowness
Tadao Ando is introduced by Michael Rotondi.
George Kunihiro provides live translation.
Ando criticizes the modern movement for not thinking of the user, and the postmodernist movement for its superficiality. He characterizes his goal as reintroducing expression into modernist architecture, taking into account regional context, and a connection with nature.
Ando describes the design of the Festival Shopping center in Naha. He describes how he created three-dimensional vertical circulation space in the atrium, and how he used daylighting.
Ando describes the Times building in downtown Kyoto, and its relationship to the adjacent river.
Ando describes two tea houses he has designed,...