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Architect Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando Biography – Japanese Architect, Designer

Tadao Ando – Architect – remains Osaka’s Ando even long after becoming world’s Ando. When he walks down the streets of his native city, people greet him spontaneously. His lectures attract a passionate following. Ando casually engages students, housewives and taxi drivers in conversation, gladly shaking their hands and signing autographs. Also in Asia, Europe and …

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Row House By Tadao Ando

Row House (Azuma), by Tadao Ando at Sumiyoshi, Osaka

 Row House or Azuma House in Sumiyoshi is in Osaka’s shitumachi (“low city”) Sumiyoshi Shrine. In the middle of this working class neighbourhood full of odours of everyday life stands a mute wall. Known as Osaka’s “Deep South” district, this, area is where Ando began his career as an architecture. From the end of the …

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exterior view of picture book museum

Picture Book Museum, Iwaki City, Japan by Tadao Ando’s Design

Picture Book Museum’s Architecture The Picture Book Library, also known as Picture Book Museum, located in Iwaki city, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. This renowned architecture masterpiece was designed by architect Tadao Ando. Ando designed this library for three preschools, who intended to use it as a library for the schools themselves. However, visitors keeps pouring in …

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Museum of wood Tadao Ando

Museum of Wood Mikata, Hyogo by Tadao Ando | Design | Architecture

Museum of Wood’s Design and Structural Planning Ando designed a facility called the Museum of Wood in 1994 in a mountainous area of Hyogo Prefecture in Japan. This is a museum that provides an introduction to wood cultures around the world. The task was to create a place that enables visitors to experience a culture …

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