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Images Released of Tadao Ando’s First NYC Building

Tadao Ando has unveiled his first New York building. An “ultra-luxury” condominium project known as 152 Elizabeth Street, the 32,000-square-foot building will replace an existing parking lot with a concrete structure comprised of seven residences – all of which will be “treated as… Sigue leyendo

Moscow’s Shukhov Tower won’t be dismantled after all

One of Russia’s most distinctive pieces of architecture—the 1920s-era Shukhov Radio and Television tower in Moscow—has skirted what appeared to be its imminent death. Earlier this year, news broke that local authorities planned to dismantle the deteriorating, hyperboloid structure, which was built as a communist communications tower. Russian officials said the structure could possibly be […]
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152 Elizabeth Street by Tadao Ando (JP)

152 Elizabeth Street by Tadao Ando

Renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled the first renderings of 152 Elizabeth Street, a seven storey luxury condominium building in lower Manhattan.     Designed for New York-based luxury residential development firm Sumaida + Khurana, the 32,000-square-foot building is Ando’s first building in New York City. “The renderings offer the first glimpse of the […]
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Details of Tadao Ando’s New York City Residential Building Unveiled

Since news about a Tadao Ando–designed residential building in Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood broke in March, anticipation has been building about what the Pritzker Prize–winning starchitect had planned for his first large-scale project in New York City. Now, renderings of the seven-story project have been published by Dezeen, but they offer a frustratingly vague sense of what’s in store for Elizabeth Street. […]
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Museo Asiático de Arte Moderno | Ando Tadao

Articulado a través de formas triangulares fuertes, en Taiwán “Museo Asiático de Arte Moderno” se concibe como un edificio emblemático de la ciudad de Taichung, que reúne a estudiantes, profesores y público en general. Diseñado por el renombrado arquitecto japonés Tadao Ando, el proyecto tomó seis años y medio en completarse, y será el anfitrión […] Sigue leyendo

Tadao And?: Journey from the islands of Naoshima to Venice

Palazzo Grassi Teatrino. Concrete and natural light, two elements that are omnipresent in the works of Tadao Ando; photo ORCH orsenigo chemollo

Since establishing his design studio in 1969, Tadao Andō has surprised with raw concrete constructions and clean geometric forms, that have become symbols of his success. The Japanese architect has left his mark on the global landscape, from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in Texas to the Armani Teatro in Milan, and Shanghai […]
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The Lavish Homes Of Fashion Personalities

From hand-painted teepees to futurist watchtowers: Built fantasies of fashion personalities. Zaha Hadid’s design for Naomi Campbell’s Moscow retreat. Photo via Gianni Versace’s Miami mansion once again appeared in headlines last week. It seems the late fashion designer’s ostentatious abode will go up for auction this fall. Named Casa Casuarina, the home is famous for its grotesque …Continue Reading

Seven Small Concrete Structures Thomas Edison Would Have Loved

Who knew American inventor Thomas Edison loved concrete so much? Well, the folks over at the US Patent and Trademark Office, for starters. Edison filed a patent for a house that could be constructed from one pour of concrete, from the walls to ornamental ceilings. The idea did not catch on, probably because constructing the …Continue Reading

Seven Small Concrete Structures Thomas Edison Would Have Loved

Who knew American inventor Thomas Edison loved concrete so much? Well, the folks over at the US Patent and Trademark Office, for starters. Edison filed a patent for a house that could be constructed from one pour of concrete, from the walls to ornamental ceilings. The idea did not catch on, probably because constructing the …Continue Reading

Tadao Ando Builds A Ranch For Tom Ford’s Inner Cowboy

Tadao Ando’s ranch for Tom Ford. These images by photographer Guido Mocafico, were first featured in the December 2010/January 2011 issue of Vogue Paris. Via Full Time Ford. Tadao Ando’s serene Japanese aesthetic blends surprisingly well with the arid terrain of Santa Fe. Sitting on a 24,000-acre property, this ranch, designed by the award-winning architect, …Continue Reading