Signed by Both Kisho Kurokawa and Charles Jencks
Metabolism in Architecture.
Kurokawa, Kisho; Introduction by Charles Jencks.$975.00
Item Number: 3955
London: Studio Vista, 1977.
First edition of this seminal work in architecture. Signed in both English and Japanese by Kurokawa and signed by Charles Jencks, who contributed the introduction. Also, included is a signed 8×10 piece of paper signed in English and Japanese by Kurokawa. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Kisho Kurokawa was a leading Japanese architect and the founder of the Metabolist Movement who has won over ten awards, including the 2005 Walpole Medal of Excellence, 2005 Shungdu Friendship Award, and 2006 International Architecture Award. Metabolism in Architecture is a manifesto of the Metabolist Movement, an architectural movement that fused ideas about architectural megastructures with those of organic biological growth.Ask a Question
New York: Electra, 2003.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers. In fine condition. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1977.
Revised edition. Ocatvo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed by both Robert Venturi and Denis Scott Brown. In fine condition.
New York: Welcome Enterprises, 1995.
First edition. Thin quarto. Original illustrated boards. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A nice production.
New York: Monacelli Press, 2006.
First edition of this monograph of architect Peter Eisenman that illustrates from his first work, “House I” (1960), to his most recent projects, currently under construction in the United States, Spain and Germany. The book is centered on sixty-three of Eisenman’s most significant projects, paired by essays from international architects and critics Greg Lynn, Stan Allen, Sarah Whiting and Guido Zuiliani, and is rounded out by a complete projects index and bibliography. Signed by Peter Eisenman. Fine in a fine dust jacket.