by acb press 2023 Designed by Rohan Hutchinson Edition of 140
Building for a typhoon is the sequel to Rohan Hutchinson's
celebrated and out-of-print first publication, 'A brief stroll whilst
inspecting architecture.' The Photographic works, created with support by
iconic European camera company Arca Swiss, were captured before and after a
typhoon that shut Tokyo down in 2019. They document architectural structures
and their standing amidst weather variance.
The interest in the body of work lies in how a city's architectural
infrastructure presents cultural, economic, and geographic contrasts. The
publication's design embraces these contrasts, shifting the historic and modern
spaces into an engaging contempoprary book setting that focuses on the layering
of space and materials within a metropolis and its representation in
This sequel is limited to 140 copies produced; each copy comes with a
collectible metallic print, signed and numbered. Publication comes encased
between two plastic sheets, that serve as a frame for the metallic print.