Six Tadao Ando buildings on one street? Finding “Ando Street” in the Tokyo suburbs

Tadao Ando designed six buildings along a street in Tokyo suburbs. Discover the “Ando Street” in Sengawa, which is little known as it’s rarely advertised.

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT designed by Tadao Ando

Architect Tadao Ando designed 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo, a design museum founded by designer Issey Miyake, who wants to make design an economic resource.

The Tokyo Art Museum designed by Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando designed the The Tokyo Art Museum in Tokyo, which is a cornerstone piece of architecture on the “Ando Street.”

The Tokyo Toilet: Tadao Ando @ Jingudori Koen Park

Through “The Tokyo Toilet” project, Tadao Ando designed a public bathroom with extended eaves for “amayadori.” What does that mean?

Tadao Ando: 住吉の長屋 (Row House of Sumiyoshi)

Japanese architect Tadao Ando designed Row house of Sumiyoshi in 1976. Find the pictures and models of the iconic work of his early career.

Naoshima: island of art and Tadao Ando architecture that says no thanks to the era of Instagram

Tadao Ando designed 7 buildings for Naoshima project over the course of 30 years: Bennesse House Museum, Bennesse House Oval, Benesse House Park, Beach, Chichu Art Museum, Lee Ufan Museum, ANDO MUSEUM and Minami-dera. As Naoshima doesn’t like being on people’s Instagram, get some inspiration from Ando’s philosophy.

Japanese architecture: is it really natural and sustainable?

Many people think that Japanese architecture is uniquely sustainable and in harmony with nature, and has a new potential to become an alternative to modern-era architecture. Is it true? The key is “aesthetics.” Unique perspectives on naturalism by Kengo Kuma, Toyo Ito, Sou Fujimoto, Tadao Ando.

Tadao Ando: Endeavors at The National Art Center, Tokyo

The exhibition “Tadao Ando: Endeavors” held at the National Art Center, Tokyo in 2017 was a comprehensive compilation of Ando’s energetic work that stretches over 50 years, including the replica of the “Church of the Light,” the installation of the Naoshima Project, the Row House of Sumiyoshi, Punta della Dogana and the Shanghai Poly Grand Theatre.

“A Wild Architecture Chase” in Seto Naikai Inland Sea: Japan’s hidden travel destination

Tadao Ando: A wild beast that refuses to be tamed

Throughout his life, Tadao Ando has been challenging to defy easy/efficient solutions to keep his potential energy large. His architecture let nature and humans collide in extraordinary ways.