Kumu Documentary. Samurai Architect, Tadao Ando
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Director: Shigenori Mizuno, Yu Nakamura
Japan, 2017, 73 min
In Japanese with English subtitles
Introduction by Tomomi Hayashi.
Tadao Ando (b.1941) is a world-renowned architect, and a recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. His calm, minimalist architecture with elegant concrete designs reflects the Zen principle of simplicity. In the film he reveals the experience a building should evoke, as he discusses a number of iconic designs, such as The Row House and The Church of Light.