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The Japanese Architect, or How to Be the Voice of People After the Disaster

Andrea González | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Andrea González

From my experience as an architect in the reconstruction of Tohoku and as a member of the architecture office of SANAA in Tokyo, I have witnessed the precarious conditions and needs of the Japanese society in northern Japan since March 2011.

Emotional Buildings Self Destruct

Tom Mallory | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Today I want to tell two stories, this time not of constructing new exciting architecture but instead of demolition! Demolition, on the one hand, se...

Architect Designs Museum Dedicated To Himself

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Conceptual architect Toyo Ito is known for his combination of reality and fantasy, attempting to create a "simulated city." Taking this concept to hea...

PHOTOS: Japan's Top 10 Contemporary Homes

Adel Zakout | Posted 11.04.2011 | Arts
Adel Zakout

The forthcoming edition of the tri-annual World Congress of Architecture is just about to start in Tokyo on September 25th. While the 24th edition wil...