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Tadao Ando designs Wrightwood 659 exhibition space in Chicago

November 5, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

Japanese architect Tadao Ando has turned an old brick building in Chicago into an architecture-focused exhibition centre. Located within a four-storey building, completed in 1929 in the city’s Lincoln Park neighbourhood, Wrightwood 659 is dedicated to exhibitions of architecture and socially engaged art. The former apartment building provides a shell for the 35,565-square-foot (3,304-square-metre) centre,

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Duplex penthouse with expansive roof terraces tops Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street

November 13, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

Images of the penthouse at Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s residential complex in New York City have been released, showing large rooftop terraces and an internal spiral staircase. The 5,603-square-foot (1,707-square-metre) residence will include four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, as part of the seven-storey condo building in Manhattan’s Nolita (north of Little Italy) neighbourhood. Multiple outdoor

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Tadao Ando creates full-scale mock up of Church of the Light for Tokyo exhibition

October 31, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

A full-size model of Church of the Light takes centre stage in a survey of Tadao Ando’s 50-year career – even though the architect told Dezeen his latest projects are his best work. Tadao Ando: Endeavors at The National Art Center in Tokyo is an exhibition covering the architect’s entire career. It starts with his transition

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Tadao Ando surrounds huge buddha statue with lavender-covered mound at Sapporo cemetery

August 8, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Japanese architect Tadao Ando has concealed a huge stone statue of the buddha within a hill covered in lavender plants at the Makomanai Takino Cemetery in Sapporo. The top of the statue’s head just crests through a circular well at the centre of the verdant mound, which is carpeted in 150,000 of the purple-flowering plants. Visitors must pass through a 40-metre tunnel to get to

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Tadao Ando to convert Paris stock exchange into art gallery

July 3, 2017 Jessica Mairs 0

Japanese architect Tadao Ando has revealed his plans to convert Paris’ Bourse de Commerce building into a museum that will host one of the world’s largest contemporary art collections. Ando was commissioned to create the gallery within the heritage-listed building by French businessman François Pinault, who will use the space to host his collection of contemporary artworks known

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