Metabolism in Architecture.

  • Metabolism in Architecture

Signed by Both Kisho Kurokawa and Charles Jencks


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.

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