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22 Mar

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Toyo Ito new apartments in Barcelona.

Words of wisdom: When one has a child, at first it belongs to you 100%, but then, as it grows up, it belongs less and less to you and becomes part of the society. I regard my buildings in the same way, Toyo Ito 2008.


Toyo Ito Exhibit @ CasaAsia, Barcelona, 2009

Toyo Ito visited Gaudi’s Barcelona when he was a student. He never dreamed that one day one of his buildings would overlook Gaudi building tete-a-tete. Toyo Ito Suites Home, is a serviced apartment inBarcelona produced by Derby Hotels SA. Toyo Ito also desinged the WC of the apartments.




Sketch of 2002 Fair of Barcelona (Organic) Expansion.
Source: Toyo Ito Exhibit @ CasaAsia, Barcelona, 2009

>TOYO ITO en Barcelona

17 Mar

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Red tower designed by Toyo Ito in Barcelona, 2009
Ito says: Simple rules repeated over and over create structure…

Si ayer Haruki Murakami, se paso por casa asia, hoy ha sido Toyo Ito, el afamado arquitecto Japonés. Ha dado una conferencia magistral en la Etsab. Os paso el Resumen:

1. La Sendai Mediatheque
2. Organico
3. Pequeñas reglas repetidas muchas veces
4. Esto repetido 100 veces te da el edificio que queremos
5. El gran Gaudí
6. Un árbol se rige por simples reglas, que guian su forma final sin pre-concepción


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