Klein Dytham Architecture: Tokyo Calling
Publisher: Birkhauser Author: Carolien van Tilburg
ISBN: 3764365595 Format: Softcover, 176pp ,102x279 mm
British architects Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein arrived in Japan in 1988. After working for Toyo Ito for two years, they established their own business in Tokyo, where they remain one of only a handful of gaijin practices based in Japan. Their work combines East and West, incorporating both traditional and contemporary components. This volume includes: Vrooom!, garage for 6 super-cars in Tokyo; Pika Pika Pretzel, construction hoarding made of inflatable, silvered fabric in Tokyo; Fashion Commander, fashion HQ building; boutiques; design studio; offices in Tokyo British Council Information Centre; Kanban Shelter, baseball and tennis ground shelter in Nagano; Festival UK98 Pavilion in Tokyo; Idee Workstation, furniture showroom and design office in Tokyo; Sanae Ozeki, hair salon in Tokyo.