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Tarzan in the media forest, the Toyo Ito’s code

  Reading Toyo Ito’s writing, Tarzan in the media forest, you feel dispatched into his architectural journey, a fortieth years journey where the architect deal with his works and the architectural movements he is related whit , in order to determinate an “architectural code” result of  four top events, four buildings which determinate his “code”.

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Blurred Boundries

  Tarzans in the Media forest – Toyo Ito Peter Cook, Sponge Building 1974 In the text, Toyo Ito questions the 20th century principles of modern architecture and the role of an architect to create artificial environments for human beings. The relationship of buildings with the context in a capitalist economy is complex and the [...]

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ETERNALLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION

The reading, Toyo Ito’s Learning from a Tree, was an intriguing mini-manifesto from the Japanese architect. While his concepts in the opening text felt a bit vague and idealist, the clear references to his ideas in the following case studies embodied his ideologies for architecture of the 21st century. Connections can also be drawn to [...]

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Tarzans in The Media Forest

  PROTESTOR GUARDING HIS TREE /  POLICEMEN GUARD THE DESTRUCTION WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM A PARK http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_protests_in_Turkey Summer of 2013 something happened in Istanbul, the monetary system wanted to take the only green space left in Taksim, the GEZİ PARK, wich was the last public breathing point for the people and the reason to [...]

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