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LLLABO's Julian Worrall has contributed an interview and critical essay to Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature, a new monograph on the recent work and thought of Toyo Ito published by Princeton Architectural Press. Edited by Jessie Turnbull and with additional commentary by Stan ...Read More


Chim↑Pom are a provocative young art unit based in Tokyo that has been blazing a trail of performance-based activist art since 2006. Iconoclastic and irreverent, yet consciously channeling the ideas of 1960s insurgent art practices such as Hi Red Center ...Read More

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Japanese visual culture has been characterised with the labels "depthless" and "superflat", suggesting a sensitivity to two-dimensional constructs such as shape and figure.  How might this sensibility translate to the spatial world of architecture?  Via an updated deployment of patterns ...Read More

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CNNGo, a web-based spin-off of CNN tracking the zeitgeist of six of Asia's most significant cities, has picked up our new book "21st Century Tokyo." In an online interview, prominent Japan pundit W. David Marx talks to authors Julian Worrall and ...Read More

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21st Century Tokyo, a guide to recent architecture and a portrait of the contemporary city, is now available in Japan. Available now from Amazon Japan and all good bookstores. Read More