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Material Immaterial: The New Work of Kengo Kuma
In our 2005 monograph Kengo Kuma: Selected Works, celebrated architect Kengo Kuma boldly declared that his ultimate aim was to "erase architecture" so that his buildings became one with their surroundings. In recent years he has pursued this goal by focusing primarily on imaginative and unexpected use of materials, creating hypnotizing surfaces that evoke subtle visual sen ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 4th 2009 by Princeton Architectural Press
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Kengo Kuma is one of the architects that I like very much, as his main idea of architecture design is to "erase" architecture, which means making buildings become one with its surroundings. this is one of an ideas I hold in designs up to now. In this book, there are many thinking and writing about Kengo's works.