Guest editor Tadao Ando opens the June issue with geometry, the principle of architecture and the foundation of all human creation. Will the architects of the future be able to challenge its homogeneity?
In May’s editorial, guest editor Tadao Ando retraces how the past generations shaped landscapes. And how the landscapes will shape the future of the planet.
In the April editorial, guest editor Tadao Ando looks at the history of the built environment and its interaction with the natural environment.
In the March editorial, guest editor 2021 addresses the single-family dwelling unit as “an expression of human imagination that oscillates between the abstract and the concrete.”
In the February editorial, the guest editor discusses the need to produce statements critical of existing urban planning institutions and to have buildings act as “emissaries of this uncompromising spirit”.
In his first editorial, Tadao Ando tells us how natural light has conquered the zenith of architecture across all ages and places, from the ascetic light of northern Europe to the intimate shadows of Japanese homes.
Tadao Ando talks about how boxing influenced his approach to life and architecture. As for rising to global challenges, he suggests that everyone gather their inner strength, saying, “Apples and people should remain green, unripe and full of spirit to challenge absolutely anything.”