Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan

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Metabolism, the Japanese architectural avant-garde movement of the 1960s, profoundly influenced contemporary architecture and urbanism. This book focuses on the Metabolists' utopian concept of the city and investigates the design and political implications of their visionary planning in the postwar society. At the root of the group's urban utopias was a particular biotechical notion of the city as an organic process. It stood in opposition to the Modernist view of city design and led to such radical design concepts as ...

Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan 2010, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415776608

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Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist Movement: Urban Utopias of Modern Japan 2010, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415776592

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