RESEARCH PUBLICATION ACTIVITIES
Two books, first publication outputs of Measuring the non-Measurable, a major IKI research project which focuses on issues of urban density, intensity and public/private interface at architectural and urban scales have been published by IKI and flick Studio (in collaboration with ichii Shoubou, Studio Seto and Tokyo Pistol) in March and April 2012.
small Tokyo, edited by Darko Radović and Davisi Boontharm, Tokyo: IKI and flick Studio, (published 2012)
Contributors: Paul Waley, Hidenobu Jinnai, Kengo Kuma, Salvator-John A. Liotta, David H. Slater, Marieluise Jonas, Cathelijne Nuijsink, Jorge Almazán, Davisi Boontharm,, Heike Rahmann, Julian Worrall, Heide Imai, Ioanna Angelidou and Darko Radović.
Conversation between Kengo Kuma, Hidenobu Jinnai and Darko Radović, to be partially published in small Tokyo.
This bilingual collection of essays brings together the results of urban and architectural research which, from a variety of angles, focuses at one aspect of urban character of Tokyo, the surprising and seemingly contradictory juxtaposition of its essential bigness – as the largest city in the world, and an ubiquitous smallness – of urban spaces, architectural objects and practices which constitute everyday realities of Tokyoites.
The Split Case: density, intensity, resilience, edited by Darko Radović, Davisi Boontharm Ana Grgić and Kengo Kuma, Tokyo: IKI and flick Studio, (published 2012)
with students from Kuma Laboratory (University of Tokyo), co+labo Radović (Keio University), and FGAG (Split) who took part in the Split Workshop 2011
Fieldwork sketches by Davisi BoontharmThis is a book about the ancient city of Split in Croatia. It presents research of remarkable intensity and resilience of its urban core, which sustains and keeps on reinventing a unique urbanity, for nothing less than 1700 years.