Tadao Ando ppt - econstruction-NZ

Report
Nora Zambrana
09-10915


Born in Osaka
He did not receive any formal architectural schooling,
instead he
himself by


and

"I was never a good student. I always prefered learning things
on my own outside of class… There's a lot of great traditional
architecture in the area. I was studying architecture by going
to see actual building, and reading books about them.“

"I traced the drawings of his early period so many times, that
all pages turned black”








Ando developed a radically new architecture characterized by the use of
unfinished reinforced concrete structures:
Using a geometric simplicity
Architecture shares the serenity and clarity that characterize
traditional Japanese architecture.
He is winner of many prestigous architectural awards
Carlsberg Prize (1992),
Pritzker Prize (1995),
Praemium Imperiale (1996),
Gold Medal of Royal Institute of British Architects (1997)

Nagaragawa Convention Center, Gifu,Japan

Church on the Water 1988

Chuch of the light 1989

similar documents