Friday, 27 March 2015

T_ADS TEXTS 01 Architectural Theory Now (issued in December, 2014)

We published a book about Architectural Theory last year (December, 2014). The book was written only in Japanese, but we hope to translate that into English in the near future.

title: T_ADS TEXTS 01  これからの建築理論  Architectural Theory Now

purpose: In the present global society, What is possible in Architecture? How should we share the discussion of Architecture?

contents (These are temporary translation to English.)
 [1] Architectural Theory Now
Essay: Yusuke Obuchi. Is Architectural Theory necessary now?
Symposium: Fumihiko Maki, Arata Isozaki, Hiroshi Hara, Kengo Kuma, Hidetoshi Ohno, Manabu Chiba, Yusuke Obuchi.
Essay: Manabu Chiba. What can we learn in Architecture?
Interview: Fumihiko Maki. Concept and Humanism about City and Architecture.
Essay: Hidetoshi Ohno. Architectural Theory of Fumihiko Maki – After the Modernism.
Interview: Arata Isozaki. Narrative which mixes Architecture with City.
Essay: Jun Aoki. From Arata Isozaki, the things I took over and the things I cut off.
Interview: Hiroshi Hara. Architecture can make clear the problems, if we become serious.
Essay: Kazuhiro Kojima. The things leared from Hiroshi Hara. 

 [2] Projection & Reception
Symposium: Brett Steele, Jeffrey Kipnis, Sylvia Lavin, Jesse Reiser, Nanako Umemoto.
Interview: Reiser+Umemoto. What sustains the culture of Architecture.
Interview: Jeffrey Kipnis. Where Architecture works.
Interview: Sylvia Lavin. What does the multi-platform serve Architects?