GA Document presents the finest in international design, focusing on architecture that expresses our time and striving to record the history of contemporary architecture. International scholars and critics provide insightful texts to further inform the reader of the most up-to-date ideas and events in the profession. In this issue the special focus is on 23 projects realised in Taiwan by different architects, among others, Toyo Ito, SANAA, Kengo Kuma, Steven Holl, Norman Foster, MVRDV, and Mecanoo.
YOSHIO FUTAGAWA, director
Born in Tokyo in 1962. Graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University. He completed his post-graduate studies at Princeton University. Currently he works for ADA EDITA Tokyo, and is the editor of the publications GA Document and GA Houses.
Special Feature: 23 Projects by Prominent Architects Gathering in Taiwan
008 Some Thoughts about the Phenomenon of the New Japanese Architecture Sweeping Taiwan Sotetsu SHA(謝宗哲)
016 Toyo Ito - National Taichung Theater Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C.
042 Toyo Ito - Kaohsiung National Stadium Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.
056 Norihiko Dan - Sun Moon Lake Administration & Office of Tourism Bureau Nantou, Taiwan, R.O.C.
060 Terunobu Fujimori - Three Teahouses in Taiwan-Sun Moon Cha, Wang-Bei Tea House, Lao Dong Xuan Taipei/Luodong, Taiwan, R.O.C.