Naked Architecture

Naked Architecture
By Valerio Paolo Mosco
Skira, £29.95


Glimpse the slender steels of Ishigami’s Kanagawa Institute of Technology and you understand the premise immediately. Where nakedness lies, in the structural skeleton or the primitive skin is the distinction that turns this idea into a book.

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