The Buildings of Japanese Architect Tadao Ando

Our “Visual Culture of Japan Series” continues with this post on famed Osaka-based Japanese architect Tadao Ando and some images of his buildings, including the the “4×4 Houses,” “Church of Light” and Awaji Yumebatai in Japan. Ando is one of the world’s leading architects. His Osaka firm has designed buildings through Japan and around the globe. Among his recent landmark building is the 21_21 Design Site in Tokyo.

Related to Japanese Architecture: Shigeru Ban’s Nomadic Museum

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4×4 Houses photo and copyright: Hiromitsu Morimoto / HET Gallery

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“Church of Light” photo and copyright Buou / Chris He

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Awaji Yumebatai photo and copyright kwc