Almost, Not: The Architecture of Atelier Nishikata by Leslie Van Duzer with Japanese Booklet
＊Japanese translation booklet is exclusively sold in our store! ＊The shipping date will be early to mid-June. Author: Leslie Van Duzer Book Design: Pablo Mandel / circularstudio.com Publisher: ORO Editions, 2021. Language: English ISBN: 978–1951541774 Format: Softcover, 112 Pages Size: 241mm x 216mm [Japanese Translation Booklet} Translator: Reiko Nishio Book Design: Pablo Mandel / circularstudio.com Issuer: Clarion Call Language: Japanese Format: Saddle Stitch, 40 Pages Size: 241mm x 203mm [About the Product] 『Almost, Not』" is an architectural monograph / magic manual about a remarkable but little-known practice in Tokyo." (Leslie Van Duzer) The book consists of three sections: an introductory essay situating the architecture of Atelier Nishikata; detailed analyses of the projects "4 episodes," "Mary Goes Round," "Frame," "House in Awaji"; and a conversation with the architects Reiko Nishio and Hirohito Ono. The visually rich volume includes many previously unpublished photographs and drawings. The Japanese translation booklet, designed by Pablo Mandel, designer of the original English book, is exclusively available online. [Author] Professor in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Her thinking about architecture has been influenced by her collaborations with her magician brother and her studies of modern architecture. Co-authored with Kent Kleinman: "Villa Muller: A Work of Adolf Loos," "Mies van der Rohe: Krefeld Villas," "Rudolf Arnheim: Revealing Vision"; co-authored with Maria Szadkowska: "Adolf Loos: Works in the Czech Lands"; and solo-authored: "House Shumiatcher.” [Atelier Nishikata] Tokyo-based architecture firm, co-founded by Hirohito Ono and Reiko Nishio. "An architecture that palatably alters our sense of time," expressed by Leslie Van Duzer in this book, is exactly what Atelier Nishikata is pursuing.