JA 87: Kumiko Inui

  • 05 Dec 2012
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This special monographic issue of ‘Japan Architect’ features , who is perhaps best known for her facades, each one a visual pun or optical illusion. It is the first time that almost all of her work has been collected in book form. The magazine “carefully traces Inui’s reference and study process with the idea of conveying the joy derived from the creative process,” exploring 26 of her projects in chronological order, from early proposals and competition entries to high-profile projects such as Dior Ginza, Louis Vuitton Taipei Building and the Shin-Yatshushiro Monument. Includes essays by Tom Heneghan, Taira Nishizawa and .

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CONTENT

Essays
004 Alchemical Devices / Tom Heneghan
006  My views of Kumiko Inui / Taira Nishizawa
008 On Our Involvement with Landscapes / Kumiko Inui

142 Data

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26 Works
012 Nobeoka Station Area Improvement Scheme
022 Shichigahama Elementary School & Junior High School
034  Mizunoki Museum of Art, Kameoka
038 Mikawa Elementary School & Junior High School Proposal Scheme
040 Maebashi Art Center Competition Scheme
042  Gunma Agricultural Technology Center Proposal Scheme
046 House O
048 House O’
050 Kyoai Commons
062 House K

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064 Flower Shop H
076 Small House H
090 Asakusa Tourist Information Center Competition Scheme
094 Apartment I
106 Tasaki Ginza
107 Dior Ginza
108 Louis Vuitton Taipei Building
109 Louis Vuitton Osaka Hilton Plaza
112 Louis Vuitton Hong Kong Canton Road

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114 Towada Art Center Proposal Scheme
116 Nakanoshima Subway Station Competition Scheme
118 Shin-Yatsushiro Monument
124 AGC studio Office & Meeting Room Area
128 Jurgen Lehl Marunouchi
132 Jurgen Lehl Shinsaibashi
134 Kataokadai Kindergarten

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Publisher: Japan Architect
Pages: 144
Languages: English, Japanese
ISBN: 978-4-7869-0242-0

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