Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is a Japanese architect who is widely regarded as one of the most important architects of the 20th and 21st centuries.  He is best known for his minimalist, modernist buildings that blend traditional Japanese architectural styles with contemporary design elements. Ando’s buildings are characterized by the use of raw concrete, natural light, and the integration of indoor and outdoor spaces. His most notable works include the Church of the Light, the Park Hyatt Hotel, and the Water Temple, all of which have received international recognition and awards for their innovative design and beautiful use of light, space, and materials.

“I don’t believe architecture has to speak too much. It should remain silent and let nature in the guise of sunlight and wind.” – Tadao Ando

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Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando / Nature

When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature…