JA The Japan Architect 1991–3 Summer: Tokyo (ed. Yasuhiro Teramatsu; The Japan Architect Co, 1991) showcases new architectural projects and urban developments in Tokyo at the turn of the 1990s. The featured projects include, for instance, the New Tokyo City Hall Complex (Kenzo Tange Associates), the New National Theater (Takahiko Yanagisawa/TAK Associated Architects), The Egg of Winds (Toyo Ito & Associates); Century Tower (Foster Associates), Ito House (Tadao Ando), Issey Miyake Shibuya (Shiro Kuramata), and much more. Introductory essays by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Rafael Viñoly, Norman Foster, Gaetano Pesce, and Yutaka Hikosaka.
The text is in Japanese and English. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs and architectural drawings.
Our copy in stock is in good condition. The pages are clean, no markings. The glueing of the binding shows no signs of weakening. The covers show some small signs of shelf wear and use.