This monograph with an introductory essay by Masao Furuyama documents the work of the architect Waro Kishi from the 1980s until the present.
Born in Yokohama in 1950 Waro Kishi studied architecture in Kyoto. After three years’ apprenticeship in Masayuki Kurokawa’s office he set up on his own. This monograph with an introductory essay by Masao Furuyama documents his work as an architect from the 1980s until the present. The works in this book, in addition to the many residential houses such as Kim house in Osaka (1986-87) and the house in the Rakuhoku neighbourhood of Tokyo (1987-89), include the Kyoto Research Institute through which Kishi attempts an interpretation of the traditional Sukiya style using modern materials.