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Video: Thom Mayne Talks With Toyo Ito

Video: Thom Mayne Talks With Toyo Ito

At 71, the 2013 Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito is not content with settling down just yet, at least not architecturally-speaking. Where many architects have established distinct styles, Ito is known for constantly shifting, experimenting, questioning and developing his approach to architecture. As one member of the Prtizker jury put it "he has been working on one project all along - to push the boundaries of architecture. And to achieve that goal, he is not afraid of letting go what he has accomplished before.” 

In this video entitled Learning from Laureates - which comes courtesy of the good folks at ARCHITECT magazine - fellow experimentalist and Pritzker Prize recipient (not to mention 2013 AIA Gold MedalistThom Mayne gets to grips with Ito's motivation. The pair of laureates converse via Skype examining the drive behind Ito's evolutionary approach, before getting down to discussing how they think architecture is being affected by society's biggest change yet - the advent of the post-digital age.

See more of Ito's work along with some of our previous coverage after the break...

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

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© Tomio Ohashi

© Tomio Ohashi
© Tomio Ohashi

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© Nicolas Saieh

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

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Cite: Nicky Rackard. "Video: Thom Mayne Talks With Toyo Ito" 30 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/366665/video-thom-mayne-talks-with-toyo-ito/> ISSN 0719-8884