kiyonori kikutake (1928-2011)
a look at the legacy left by the japanese architect who was the key player in the metabolism movement of the 1960's.
Os adjunto mi propuesta de artículo con título: Jugando a la arquitectura, para formar parte del número 24 de la revista DC Papers (la revista del Departamento de Composición de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña) que plantea la investigación genérica: ARQUITECTURA DESPUÉS DEL FIN DE LA ARQUITECTURA descargar 01-Peter Cook, Plug In City, 1964, Archigram (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999) 02-Kiyonori Kikutake, Marine City, 1968, Project Japan, Metabolism Talks (Cologne…
sky house, kiyonori kikutake, 1958 “Raised on stilts 20 feet high, Sky House hovers above Japan’s surface, metaphorically free of its dangers and rules. Sky House grew with Kikutake’s family: in 1962, the first of three capsules was plugged into the exposed underbelly of the house to accommodate new children. Kikutake later reflected that the move-nets were too small and stifled the children’s activity; when British architect James Stirling came to visit, he couldn’t fit down the narrow…
The Metabolist routine
Japanese Metabolism was more than just an architectural movement: it was a lifestyle. Two young Portuguese architects, who currently reside in Kisho Kurokawa’s Nakagin Capsule Tower, report on their daily 21st-century life in one of the 20th century’s most iconic buildings.