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Toyo Ito

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2010 : Hotel Porta Fira, Barcelona byJapanese architecture firm Toyo Ito & Associates and the Spanish firm Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos. The hotel tower is 113 m high. The lead architect won the Pritzker Prize for Architecture in Unusual Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Modern Buildings, Unusual Houses, Futuristic Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Art And Architecture

Travel Guide: Barcelona, Spain

Bubbling with an electrical energy and warmed by the Mediterranean sun, Barcelona is unsurprisingly one of Europe’s liveliest destinations. It has a world-famous soccer team and some tremendous tapas, but it’s really the incredible history of artistic innovation that draws the crowds. A unique language and culture—plus a bit of a chip on the shoulder—helped Barcelona develop a peerless style that’s intricately woven into its architecture. Every big city in Spain seems to have its own iconic…

The story goes that famous Japanese Architect Toyo Ito initially turned down the commission to redesign this facade on the Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona. When he realised it was almost opposite Gaudis Casa Mila (La Pedrera) he quickly changed his mind. Gothic Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Details, Interior Architecture, Building Architecture, Classical Architecture, Installation Architecture, Barcelona Architecture, Building Facade

Spain - Barcelona - Toyo Ito facade

The story goes that famous Japanese Architect Toyo Ito initially turned down the commission to redesign this facade on the Suites Avenue Hotel on the Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona. When he realised it was almost opposite Gaudis Casa Mila (La Pedrera) he quickly changed his mind.

Toyo Ito: Tod’s Omotesando Building, Tokyo, Japan, glass and concrete with concealed inner structure Detail Architecture, Conceptual Architecture, Japan Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture, Classical Architecture

Tod's Omotesando Building, Toyo Ito | Tokyo | Japan | MIMOA

Toyo Ito’s Tod’s Omotesando Building is a slender, L-shaped building for the Italian footwear retailer, it contains offices and a boutique fronting Omotesando, Tokyo’s famous four-lane, tree-lined boulevard that in recent years has become the city’s showplace for luxury brands and top architects. The seven-storey building continues Ito's exploration of ideas of surface, the dramatic structure mimicking the shapes of the tall elm trees that stretch along Omotesando Avenue and reinterprets…

Toyo Ito’s 2002 Serpentine Pavilion in London Art Et Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Details, Toyo Ito, Unique Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Serpentine Pavilion

Toyo Ito - Serpentine. The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002 appeared to be an extremely complex random pattern that proved, upon careful examination, to derive from an algorithm of a cube that expanded as it rotated. The numerous triangles and trapezoids formed by this system of intersecting lines were clad to be either transparent or translucent, giving a sense of infinitely repeated motion.

Toyo Ito & Associates Tod’s Omotesando. Another Toyo ito Building, another great look at incorporating nature into modern architecture. This building is really cool to look at. The whole thing … Tokyo Architecture, Architecture Design, Facade Design, Beautiful Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Exterior Design, Classical Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Installation Architecture

A TREE IS A TREE IS A…BUILDING?

It is interesting to see the latest developments in neuroscience being used to justify an approach to design that has been around for a very long time. In short, this approach is to use natural for…

Tod's - Toyo Ito The outside of this house looks organic. Tokyo Architecture, Architecture Unique, Futuristic Architecture, Interior Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Classical Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Toyo Ito, Building Facade

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Sendai Mediatheque Sendai-shi, Japan Architect: Toyo Ito Images via… Architecture Design, Conceptual Architecture, Library Architecture, Japanese Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Toyo Ito, Sendai, Best Design Books

Best glazing on a building

How's this for glazing? I think it looks great! :) 04/February/2011 Boulevard Plaza, Downtown Burj Khalifa

not just frame&glass/Sumika Pavilion - Toyo Ito Architecture Concept Drawings, Pavilion Architecture, Urban Architecture, Japanese Architecture, Classical Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Amazing Architecture

Sumika Pavilion – Toyo Ito

Proyecto: Sumika Pavilion Arquitecto: Toyo Ito & Associates Localizacion: Tokyo, Japon Proyecto: 2008 Construccion: 2008 Fotografia: galchonok via flic

Suites Avenue hotel in Barcelona by Toyo Ito Define Architecture, Detail Architecture, Conceptual Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Toyo Ito, Unique Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Building Facade

Edificio Suites Avenue, diseñado por Toyo Ito, en Passeig de Gracia 83

En un lugar privilegiado del Paseo de Gracia, en el centro de Barcelona y con un diseño exclusivo de fachada realizado por el prestigioso arquitecto Toyo Ito, los apartamentos turísticos con suites de lujo, Suites Avenue nacen con una identidad única y vanguardista, en concordancia con la Pedrera de Gaudí, que se encuentra justo delante. Ideal para largas estancias tanto para ocio como para negocios. + info: Edificio Suites Avenue Toyo Ito, arquitectura del s. XXI (video) Biografía de Toyo…

Image 49 of 50 from gallery of Photography: Toyo Ito by Iwan Baan. Photograph by Iwan Baan Define Architecture, Architecture Design, Conceptual Architecture, Japanese Architecture, Classical Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Toyo Ito

Gallery of Photography: Toyo Ito by Iwan Baan - 35

Image 35 of 50 from gallery of Photography: Toyo Ito by Iwan Baan. Photograph by Iwan Baan

Image 4 of 9 from gallery of AD Classics: Tower of Winds / Toyo Ito & Associates. Photograph by Toyo Ito and Associates Architecture Unique, Japanese Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Classical Architecture, Interactive Architecture, Installation Architecture, Building Architecture, Architecture Photo, Landscape Architecture

AD Classics: Tower of Winds / Toyo Ito & Associates

Completed in 1986 in Yokohama, Japan. The Tower of Winds is a project largely indicative of Toyo Ito's approach to architecture, particularly his belief in the importance of technology...