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Author Lin, Zhongjie, 1973- author.

Title Kenzo Tange and the Metabolist movement : urban utopias of modern Japan / Zhongjie Lin
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Contents Metabolism 1960 -- Metabolist utopias -- The myth of Tokyo Bay -- Structure and symbol -- Expo '70 -- Epilogue: re-accessing the future of the past
Summary Metabolism profoundly influenced contemporary architecture and urbanism. This book investigates the Metabolists' utopian projects of the city, which often envisioned the sea and the sky as human habitats of the future and proposed three-dimensional urban forms on an unprecedented scale - often known as megastructure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject Tange, Kenzō, 1913-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation
Tange, Kenzō, 1913-2005
Metabolism in architecture (Movement)
Visionary architecture -- Japan
City planning -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Metabolism (movement)
ARCHITECTURE -- Regional.
ARCHITECTURE -- Criticism.
ARCHITECTURE -- History -- General.
City planning
Metabolism in architecture (Movement)
Visionary architecture
Japan
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009029816
ISBN 9780203860304
0203860306
9781282572041
1282572040
9786612572043
6612572043
1135281971
9781135281977