By Jin Baek
Based round an interview with Tadao Ando, this publication explores the impact of the Buddhist inspiration of nothingness on Ando’s Christian structure, and sheds new gentle at the cultural importance of the structures of 1 of the world’s prime modern architects.
Specifically, this ebook situates Ando’s church buildings, rather his world-renowned Church of the sunshine (1989), in the legacy of nothingness expounded by means of Kitaro Nishida (1870-1945), the daddy of the Kyoto Philosophical School.
Linking Ando’s Christian structure with a philosophy originating in Mahayana Buddhism illuminates the connection among the 2 non secular structures, in addition to tying Ando’s structure to the impact of Nishida on post-war jap paintings and culture.
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