ARCHITECTURE SURVEYS, COMPETITIONS, AND PERIODICALS

PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 200 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2016 p. 60   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781633450097 TRADE
List Price: $55.00 CDN $70.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

New York
The Museum of Modern Art, 03/13/16–07/04/16

Contemporary Japanese architects show us an alternative model to the star system in contemporary architecture

  

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond

Edited with text by Pedro Gadanho, Phoebe Springstubb. Text by Terunobu Fujimori, Taro Igarashi, Julian Worrall.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond</I>.

MoMA's survey of the cross-pollination of ideas across generations of Japanese architects

Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, A Japanese Constellation focuses on the work of a small group of architects and designers influenced by and gravitating around the architect Toyo Ito and the architectural firm SANAA. Beginning with an overview of Ito’s career and his influence as a mentor to a new generation of Japanese architects, the catalogue presents a richly illustrated portfolio of recent works by three generations of internationally acclaimed designers, including Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata and Junya Ishigami. A Japanese Constellation reveals a network of influence and cross-pollination that has become particularly relevant at the start of the 21st century. Essays by curators, architectural historians and critics reflect on the transmission of an architectural sensibility, and suggest an alternative model to what has been commonly described as an individuality-based "star-system" in architecture. Offering a panorama of interlinked, settled or up-and-coming stars, the publication reveals how shared architectural themes travel across generations of architects, creating a strong identity for a regional practice with global impact.

Toyo Ito (born 1941) is well known for a highly conceptual take on architecture. After working in the offices of Kiyonori Kikutake, one of the most celebrated Japanese Metabolists, he founded his first office in 1971 and established Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects in 1979. Critically acclaimed projects include the Sendai Mediatheque (1995–2001) and the Taichung Metropolitan Opera House (2005–15) in Taiwan. He has been awarded some of the profession’s highest honors, including the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2013), the Praemium Imperiale (2010), and RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal (2006).

SANAA, founded in 1995 by the architects Kazuyo Sejima (born 1956) and Ryue Nishizawa (born 1966), has designed highly innovative buildings in Japan and internationally. Significant projects include the Rolex Learning Center (2004–10) in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (1999–2004) in Kanazawa, which was awarded the 2004 Golden Lion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Both Sejima and Niszhizawa maintain parallel individual practices that have achieved international recognition for intensely experimental work. SANAA was the recipient of the 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Pedro Gadanho is a Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Featured image is reproduced from A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Hyperallergic

Edward M. Gómez

A vision for the future that’s already here…. in these contemporary Japanese designers’ proposals and constructed forms, a vision of an architecture that is at once soulful and unabashedly humanistic in spirit emerges.

The New York Times

Alexandra Lange

MoMA’s timely reminder of the beauty and daring that can be brought to public architecture, and the questing intellect required to push the profession forward.

Metropolis

Like the exhibition it's based on this handsome catalogue traces a lineage of sorts from Ito to Kazuyo Sejima of SANAA fame to their shared progeny.

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond

in stock  $55.00


Free Shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.
FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

ARTBOOK | D.A.P. FALL 2017 CATALOG

Download a PDF of the new ARTBOOK | D.A.P. Fall 2017 catalog, featuring more than 600 forthcoming books on art, architecture, photography, design, theory and more!

FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/9/2016

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond

Sou Fujimoto's House NA, Tokyo, is reproduced from A Japanese Constellation, Toyo Ito, SAANA, and Beyond, published to accompany The Museum of Modern Art's "timely reminder of the beauty and daring that can be brought to public architecture, and the questing intellect required to push the profession forward," in the words of Alexandra Lange writing for the New York Times. Of House NA, MoMA's Phoebe Springstubb writes, "The conventional image of domestic space as a static enclosure is reenvisioned as a kinetic, open-ended progression of living spaces. Conceived in early sketches as the diagram of a tree, the house is described by Fujimoto as having 'many branches,' which, unlike separate 'hermetically isolated rooms, are connected and continually redefining each other." continue to blog


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Masterworks: Architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts

MASTERWORKS: ARCHITECTURE AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

Text by Neil Bingham.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711833 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/1/2010
Active | Not Available


Candide No. 10: Journal for Architectural Knowledge

CANDIDE NO. 10: JOURNAL FOR ARCHITECTURAL KNOWLEDGE

Edited by Isabelle Doucet, Kim Föster, Lutz Robbers, Axel Sowa. Text by Isabelle Doucet, Sabine Horlitz, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742740 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2017
Active | In stock


Candide No. 11: Journal for Architectural Knowledge

CANDIDE NO. 11: JOURNAL FOR ARCHITECTURAL KNOWLEDGE

Edited by Isabelle Doucet, Kim Föster, Lutz Robbers, Axel Sowa. Text by Kim Foerster, Nina Kolowratnik, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742757 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Speech: 17, Contrast

SPEECH: 17, CONTRAST

Edited by Anna Martovitskaya, Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868598445 | US $22.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Archiprix 2017

ARCHIPRIX 2017

Edited by Henk van der Veen.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083561 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Architecture in the Netherlands

ARCHITECTURE IN THE NETHERLANDS

Edited by Kirsten Hannema, Robert-Jan de Kort, Lara Schrijver. Text by Oliver Wainwright, Joachim Alkemade, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083530 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
Active | In stock


GAM.13

GAM.13

Edited by Irmgard Frank, Claudia Gerhäusser, Franziska Hederer.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868598537 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


OASE 98

OASE 98

Edited by Klaske Havik, Bruno Notteboom, Saskia de Wit. Text by Frederic Pousin, Günter Vogt, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462083547 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Perspectives in Metropolitan Research 3

PERSPECTIVES IN METROPOLITAN RESEARCH 3

Edited by Walter Pelka, Frauke Kasting.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868594584 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
Forthcoming


Imagine No. 09: Prototyping efn Mobile

IMAGINE NO. 09: PROTOTYPING EFN MOBILE

Edited by Ulrich Knaack, Tillman Klein, Marcel Bilow. Text by Ulrich Knaack, Uta Pottgiesser, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462082915 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
Active | In stock


Imagine No. 10: Rapids 02

IMAGINE NO. 10: RAPIDS 02

Edited by Ulrich Knaack, Tillman Klein, Marcel Bilow. Text by Ulrich Knaack, Oliver Tessmann, et al.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462082939 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
Active | In stock


Open House 2

OPEN HOUSE 2

By Florentine Sack.

JOVIS

ISBN: 9783868593938 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
Active | In stock




print icon


arrow back


arrow back


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com