The Floating World of His Architecture
By (author) Botond Bognar
Hiroshi Hara by Botond Bognar
Book DescriptionWritten by the famous authority on Japanese architecture this book charts the development of the designs of Hiroshi Hara as well as the innovative uses of emerging building technologies. This book will appeal not only to those interested in the work of this particular architect but also to those interested in Japanese architecture as a whole and those looking to push forward the boundaries of building technology. aeo First monograph on the work of Hara which focuses on the innovative use of building technologies within his work aeo Illuminates the question of how to maintain a successful architecture practice aeo Part of the Architectural Monograph Series aeo Highly illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471877301
(287mm x 226mm x 25mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Botond Bognar
BOTOND BOGNAR is an architect, architectural scholar and photographer. Currently Professor of Architecture and an Associate of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Illinois, he was educated at the Technical University of Budapest and the University of California, Los Angeles. As a Mombusho Scholar, he conducted research at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He practised architecture in both Hungary and Japan where he lived for several years. Beyond teaching, Professor Bognar lectures extensively both in the United States and abroad. In addition to being a frequent contributor to international journals and other publications on architecture, he is also the author and editor of numerous books, including Contemporary Japanese Architecture (New York, 1985); The New Japanese Architecture (New York, 1990); The Japan Guide (New York, 1995); Minoru Takeyama (London, 1995); Togo Murano: Master Architect of Japan (New York, 1996), winner of a 1997 AIA International Book Award; World Cities: Tokyo (London, 1997), and Nikken Sekkei 1900--2000: Building Future Japan (New York: 2000).
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