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Top 10 new decorariong books by Architectural Digest (1)
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Top 10 new decorating books by Architectural Digest

Shed Decor In need of a place to work, play, or relax? A shed’s the perfect solution! Small in space and investment, it easily fits in a backyard or garden and, as this inspirational design guide shows, can also be beautiful. From seemingly unpromising potting sheds to tired old summerhouses ripe for a makeover,Shed Decor reveals how the right combination of colors, fabrics, furniture, and accessories can transform an outdoor building. Whether you want a rustic hideaway or an urban den, a “salvage chic”.

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Book Review Top 10 Books about Tadao Ando
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Book Review: Top 10 Books about Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is a  self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as “critical regionalism”. He was raised in Japan and this country really shaped his style as an architect and designer through religion and other culture aspects. Ando’s architectural style is said to create a “haiku” effect, emphasizing nothingness and empty space to represent the beauty of simplicity.   He favors designing complex spatial circulation while maintaining the appearance of simplicity. A self-taught architect, he keeps his Japanese culture and language in mind while he travels around Europe for research.   As an architect, he believes that architecture can change society, that “to change the dwelling is to change the city and to reform society”.   “Reform society” could be a promotion of a place or a change of the identity of that place. According to Werner Blaser, “Good buildings by Tadao Ando create memorable identity and therefore publicity, which in turn attracts the public and promotes market penetration”. See also: Books Review: Art & Makeup Top 10 Books GA Houses 60 – Tadao Ando Tips on House Design The Chichu Art Museum: Tadao Ando Builds For Claude Monet, Walter De Maria And…

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