Toshiko Mori: Transforming Communities Through Architecture

  • en
Conference/Presentation

Mai 20191
6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York, 10017
United States


Good design can have a profound impact on local art and communities, as exemplified by the Setouchi region of Japan. In the post-World War II period, there was significant patronage of modern art and architecture in this region. In 1958, Kenzo Tange, whose work combines modern architecture with traditional Japanese techniques and symbolism, designed Kagawa Prefecture's governmental office building. This sparked an artistic renaissance, and the area has become an internationally acclaimed creative hub centered around the Setouchi Art Triennale. At this talk, Prof. Toshiko Mori, founder of Toshiko Mori Architect PLLC and Professor of Architecture at Harvard University, examines this unique artistic and architectural phenomenon. She will also touch on her two projects in villages in Senegal that share a similar ambition to create peace and stability by integrating contemporary architecture with vernacular buildings and local culture. 
Followed by a reception. 
https://www.japansociety.org/event/toshiko-mori-transforming-communities-through-architecture

 

japansociety . Atualizado em Mar 26 2019 8:05 a.m.


<<

Maio 2019

>>

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

Login or register to add an event

Conference/Presentation events

Mai 21 Social Justice through the Arts
Jun 15 Kaiju-Con
Jun 29 Returning to California: Post-Camp Stories

Heróis Nikkeis: Pioneiros, Modelos e Inspirações

O prazo para o envio de artigos até 30 de setembro.

Receba novidades

Cadastre-se para novidades por e-mail

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Apoie o projeto

Descubra Nikkei

O site Descubra Nikkei é um lugar once você pode se conectar com outras pessoas e assim participar nas experiências dos nikkeis. Para continuar a manter e expandir este projeto, nós precisamos da sua ajuda!

Maneiras de ajudar >>

Projeto do Japanese American National Museum

Patrocinador principal: The Nippon Foundation