Beyond the Bubble: The New Japanese Architecture

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  • BEYOND THE BUBBLE presents an overview of contemporary Japanese architecture following the collapse of the economic bubble of the 1980s and 90s. It includes the work of a selection of the most exciting architects working in Japan today, such as Toyo Ito, Atelier Bow Wow, and Kengo Kuma. BEYOND THE BUBBLE includes essays providing a survey of Japanese architecture from the 1980s to the present day, with detailed treatments of individual products. Written by an influential international expert on Japanese architecture and urbanism, it features a range of buildings, including residential, retail, and public works projects.

    About the author

    Botond Bognar holds the Edgar A. Tafel Chair in Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture. For the past 30 years he has been investigating various aspects of Japanese architecture and urbanism; he has published numerous books, essays and articles on the topic.

    • Format: Hardback
    • Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
    • ISBN 9780714845753