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Junya Ishigama on the cover of the October 2019 issue of Azure Magazine. The Innovators Issue.
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October 2019

The Innovators Issue: Junya Ishigama's genre-busting architecture, Sidewalk Labs and the future of the city, and more!

Watching Jean-Luc Godard’s Le Mépris presents a genuine contemporary life situation set in the most iconic architecture ever designed and built by a non-architect, Curzio Malaparte, in the middle of an incredible coastal landscape.

Reading A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking. I have always been fascinated by black holes, the cosmos and its limitlessness.

Listening The first movement of Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony in C influenced the rhythm and energy of the BPO facade, our first important project, in the late ’80s. I also love AC/DC (“Thunderstruck” is pure radical energy), and Joy Division, whose sophisticated and intelligent blend of punk and goth music created its own world at the end of the ’70s.

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