View from this Side by Kazuo Shinohara 
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Published by Rollo Press
ISBN: 9783906213385
Switzerland, 2021
18 x 12.8 cm
160 pages

Besides designing buildings, the celebrated Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara (1925–2006) also travelled extensively, always with a camera in hand. Presented here is a selection of his rarely seen colour slides that were primarily intended for personal use. The majority are quick snapshots taken while casually moving through cities – street scenes, impressions of the cityscape, and monumental buildings – in order to record details, unusual perspectives, and sometimes merely oddities. Selected from five significant overseas journeys Shinohara made between 1972 and 1985, the pictures constitute the diary of a seasoned architect. With an essay by Simona Ferrari.