Talks Ecological Turn in Architectural Design

  • Lecture Theme:Ecological Turn in Architectural Design
  • Time:4, June 17:00-19:00
  • Place:Theater,3F
  • Language:English

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About Lecture

This lecture argue about the brief history of Japanese Architecture after World War II including the endeavor of  house design by Ito and Sakamoto as “rhetoric  based on the contrast between inside and outside”. 

▲Canal Swimmer’s Club, Bruges Art Triennale 2015

About lecturer

Yoshiharu Tsukamoto is professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, and has experienced guest professor in Harvard GSD,Columbia University GSAPP,UCLA, Cornell University,TU Delft, Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen,etc.

About Atelier Bow-Wow

▲House & Atelier Bow-Wow

Atelier Bow-Wow is a Tokyo-based firm founded in 1992 by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima. The pair's interest lies in diverse fields ranging from architectural design to urban research and the creation of public artworks, which are produced based on the theory known as “behaviorology.” The practice has designed and built houses and public spaces in Japan, as well as in Europe and the United States. Their urban research studies led to the experimental project “Micro Public Space,” an innovative concept of public space that has been exhibited worldwide. The positions Atelier Bow-Wow’s work as an ecological turn of architectural design to break this rhetoric.

Theme architecture