ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM OF TOKYO, Norihiko Dan, Japanese Urban Design 2008
ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM OF TOKYO, by NORIHIKO DAN, et al. Published by Garden City Publishers, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008. Text in Japanese, Chinese and English. Comprehensive work that examines Tokyo as a modern metropolis, and the historical trends in urban designs and architecture that brought it to its present state. The book is in two main sections. The first part presents a collection of writings by noted architects and urban designers. The second part presents case studies of nine landmark architectural projects that have contributed to Tokyo's urban landscape, including projects by Herzog & de Meuron, SANAA, Kenzo Tange and Fumihiko Maki. Illustrated throughout with plans, maps and photographs. Hardcover Book in Dustjacket, 7x9.5 inches. 433 total pages. Pagination: 111 pages (part one), 272 pages (part two), 50 pages (Curriculum Vitae of the Writers). ISBN-10: 9867009452
ISBN-13: 978-9867009456. Condition: NEAR FINE book, sharp cornered covers, internally tight, bright, clean and unmarked. In a VERY GOOD dustjacket that has creasing to the top edge of the flaps, otherwise bright and doing its job well. The book has its original obi wrap around band. The band is worn with creasing and some closed tears at the front fold. A handsome copy of this highly regarded book on the Architecture and Urban Design of Tokyo. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is somewhat heavy and will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.