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TADAO ANDO architecture exhibition at DUVETICA milan

FDMLOVES:  an exhibition dedicated to Tadao Ando’s last ten museum projects will be held at the Duvetica Store | Showroom in Milan, April 17-22,2012.  a large selection of drawings, models, videos and photos showcasing ANDO projects in Europe and Japan  from the mid-90’s to 2010.  Presented at DUVETICA store milan, the 220 square meter store is the location of TADAO’S latest project in Europe which opened October 2011.  by brigitte segura

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The exhibition will have a section dedicated to Europe, including three projects executed in the Chateau La Coste in Aix-en-Provence, France, the Stone Sculpture Museum in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, and the Palazzo Grassi, Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi and the Punta della Dogana Contemporary Art Centre in Venice.   Other projects featured: Benesse House Museum | Oval, Lee Ufan Museum and Chichu Art Museumas in Naoshima, Japan,  as well as the Abu Dhabi Maritime Museum  designed in the United Arab Emirates.

curated by the Tadao Ando Architect & Associates studio, The exhibition aims to unveil the design approach employed by Ando, who always works according to the same way of thinking:

“I try to learn from buildings, communities, landscapes and people from various different areas of life, and to create a lively dialogue between the existing and the new.”

TADAO ANDO ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION,  a selection of museum projects April 17 – 22,  2012 – 10 am -7 pm | DUVETICA Store and Showroom, Via Santo Spirito 22, Milan [Milan Metro – Montenapoleone]

PRESS presentation: Thursday 19 April 1.30 – 2.30 pm, interviews with Tadao Ando from 2:30 pm to 3pm

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about Tadao Ando:   born in Osaka in 1941. In 1969, he opened his first architects’ studio, Tadao Ando Architect & Associates. He has received numerous awards and dozens of international prizes. For years, he worked as an academic in the world’s most prestigious universities.


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