Gyo Obata is an internationally recognised architect and one of the founding partners of HOK. In looking over the five decades of purposeful and intriguing buildings, Obata has identified collaboration with his clients as one of the most important principals of his working style and one of the signature elements of his most satisfying projects. An eminently readable book, these pages not only tell the story of the various buildings that Obata designed over the last fifty years, they encourage the belief in good design as a process that includes interested clients, professional vision, and the practical wisdom of conversations between the two. It features 30 projects and biographical information.
Gyo Obata, award-winning architect, designed the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C, and is a founding partner of HOK.