a+u 2019:02 Hardcover Edition The Thinking Hand – Takenaka Corporation and Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum

a+u 2019:02 Hardcover Edition

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English + Japanese / 192 Pages / 227 x 298 mm / 1010 g

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Content

This issue explores architectural thinking through traditional Japanese tools and craftsmanship, and features works from the Takenaka Corporation and the Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum.

a+u The Thinking Hand – Takenaka Corporation and Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum includes:

Introduction
Craftsmanship For Our Time
Mark Mulligan

Craftsmanship, Space, and Carpentry Tools
Chip / Strike / Split, Cut / Polish, Notch / Join,
Stroke / Press, Weave, Harden, Roof

Dialogue
Engaging with Materials, Conveying the Skills of the Craftsman
Akinori Abo, Shuji Yamada, Naoki Kusumi, Kenzo Akao,
Tomoaki Kawai, Takeya Obata

Essay
The Power of Handwork
Terunobu Fujimori

Works

Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum

Chip / Strike / Split
Sagawa Art Museum Raku Kichizaemon Building
Imari Minami Aoyama
Oku-Go-Yashiki
MIKI Corporation Tokyo Headquarter Building-No1

Cut / Polish
Suitengu 106
Suntory World Research Center
Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Office

Notch / Join
Strong Building
Osaka Timber Association Building
Kobe International Junior & Senior High School Kono Memorial Hall

Stroke / Press
Kobe Reformed Theological Seminary
Choraku-Ji ‘Zazen’ Hall
Kaiundo Main Shop

Weave
Shiseido Head Office (Ginza Office)
Waseda Shogekijo Drama-Kan Theater
Obaku-san Manpuku-ji Bunkaden
Takenaka Corporation Nagoya Branch Office Guest Lobby

Harden
Hyogo University, The Faculty of Health Science
LIXIL Showroom Nagoya
The Fukuoka Bankers Association Hall

Roof
Harimayahonten Ikuno Head Shop
Urabandai Kogen-Hotel
Reiyukai Shakaden
Kiyoshikojin Seichoji Museum of History and Art

Epilogue
Hand and Spirit – Connecting Tradition with Innovation
Toichi Takenaka