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fumihiko maki minimalist architecture pic from arcspace.com

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In Fumihiko Maki this approach, urban aggregations are envisaged as coming into being over time in a particular way through a system of generative elements that determine the general building pattern. This catalytic concept, plus the notion of building the city through the creation of ‘artificial ground’, enabled him to approach the problem of late modern development in a more dynamic, open ended way. In 1965 Maki returned to Japan where he started his own practice with the hillside terrace apartments; a medium rise scheme that has been under development in Tokyo since 1966 to the present. There is perhaps no other privately sponsored residential neighbouhood in the world that has been realised incrementally in such a coherent way. Info source: www.geocities.com

Maki's designs exhibit carefully manipulated shapes and textures that humanize their total effect. Maki displays a constant concern with contextual response. Maki applies his belief in standardized parts and adaptability in a very pragmatic way. His design attention is not the glorification of his theories, but the successful employment of them to create effective architecture that meets human needs.

Maki has been studying traditional Japanese architecture which he has begun incorporating into his design work. Maki's design work is remarkably mature, not merely in choice of concept, but in terms of compositional sophistication as well. Info source: architects.greatbuildings.com

       
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about Minimalism style:iDesign / Styles / Minimalism

more about minimalism : wwar.com , www.arthistoryguide.com , www.arcspace.com , www.livingpod.com

Maki & associates studio: www.maki-and-associates.co.jp

more about Fumihiko Maki: architects.greatbuildings.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
       
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