Anti-object: The Dissolution and Disintegration of Architecture. Front Cover. Kengo Kuma. Architectural Association, – Architecture – pages. Architecture Words 2. KENGO KUMA Anti-object: The Dissolution and Disintegration of Architecture. ANTIOBJECT TRANSLATED BY HIROSHI. Influential theorist and designer Kengo Kuma to speak May 4 ‘Anti-Object’ is Kuma’s manifesto for what he calls ‘weak architecture,’ in which.

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Ioana Lupascu rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Kengo Kuma and Associates. I had been waiting for this book for at least a year. Pieter rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Inhabitants can become separated and even alienated from the natural beauty and cultural dynamism surrounding them. Kuma lays out the ideas behind projects in a clear and engaging narrative. Check copyright status Cite this Title Anti-object: Lists What are lists?


Rather than mirror this larger force, this series of small books seeks to deflect it by means of direct language, concise editing and beautiful, legible graphic design. Braided carbon fibers strengthen quake resistance in a renovated office building housing Fab Labo, a museum for the Komatsu Seiren fabric company in Ishikawa, Japan. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

His approach is illustrated with a discussion of works by his office in which he has sought, by various tactics, to avoid objectification. Sign up to get notified when this product is back in stock. Please, no personal attacks, obscenity or profanity, selling of commercial products, or endorsements of political candidates or positions.

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Comments and respectful dialogue are encouraged, but content will be moderated. AMQ marked it as to-read Nov 07, These 2 locations in Western Australia: Ebrukefeli rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Erling rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Indeed, it might even be said to be the very strategy by which modernism succeeded in conquering the world.


Josh rated it really liked it Jul 30, Andrea Nield marked it as to-read Aug 31, In Anti-Object, Kengo Kuma argues that this mindset prevents us from establishing a healthy relationship with the external world and suggests that an alternative form of architecture is not only desirable but possible as well. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

While not exclusive to any particular architectural style, objects have been the organizing principle for many modernist and postmodernist works.