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Tadao Ando: Youth

Hosted by a member of the Beijing Arts and Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Tue 26 Oct 11:00 - 12:30

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Tadao Ando: Youth exhibition will open to the public on 12 October at Protected content

Tadao Ando was born in Osaka, Japan in Protected content founded the Tadao Ando Institute of Architecture in Protected content . He has served as a visiting professor at Yale university, Columbia University, Harvard University and the University of Tokyo, where he is now emeritus Professor. He was a truck driver and a professional boxer. He taught himself architecture, traveled around the world, and deeply engaged in design. Ando was defeated in successive battles, but never tired of creating architectural scenery.

Tadao Ando is well known for his unique life experience and flair for space. Since he began his architectural career in Protected content , he has constantly defied convention and challenged the new aesthetic of "geometry" in architecture, bringing exposed concrete buildings to the extreme. As an architect, he pursues the integration of architecture and nature, and the integration of environment, constantly exploring to create "unique" architecture that can reflect the culture and landscape of a particular region.