Naoshima re-revisited: Esprit Travel and Tours
"... the Chichu Museum, which Ando designed to showcase art by three artists: James Turrell, Walter de Maria and Claude Monet. The following photo is an aerial view of the mostly underground structure."
Renzo Piano scale Model
This is a scale model of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre by Renzo Piano in New Caledonia. It was created as part of a group project for year 3 of the Dalhousie University Architecture Program.
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Continuing on from the previous upload of Tadao Ando's Water Temple (Mizumido): "...The pool itself is filled to its outermost perimeter, forming a boundless horizon line about which it infinitely reflects its surroundings of mountains, sky, rice paddies and bamboo groves. The stillness of the water has a meditative effect and perhaps implications of a spiritual cleansing. A concrete stairway which cuts the circular pool in two symmetrical halves descends down into momentary darkness from…
Architecture and Details by Tadao Ando | OEN
I’ve been meaning to write a short article on the brilliant Tadao Ando for a little while now, he’s an amazing architect with a classic eye for form and structure. I’m not sure how I actually came across his works in the first place but I’ve had quite a fascination with materials and the contrast you get from mixing man made and natural elements into one space, even if you incorporate it into object or environment. Another thing I also admire about …