By Jin Baek
Based round an interview with Tadao Ando, this booklet explores the impression of the Buddhist proposal of nothingness on Ando’s Christian structure, and sheds new mild at the cultural importance of the constructions of 1 of the world’s top modern architects.
Specifically, this e-book situates Ando’s church buildings, relatively his world-renowned Church of the sunshine (1989), in the legacy of nothingness expounded through 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 impression of Nishida on post-war jap artwork and culture.
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Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space by Jin Baek