The Japanese House. Architecture and life after 1945, the exhibition that opened on November 8 at MAXXI in Rome, takes visitors on a voyage of discovery of Japanese culture through home architecture and how it is interpreted by more than 50 Japanese architects.
The travelling exhibition Japan, Archipelago of the House, curated by architects Véronique Hours, Fabien Mauduit and Manuel Tardits, and by photographer Jérémie Souteyrat has recently opened at Looiersgracht 60 in Amsterdam.
The exhibition is an investigation and research into "the Japanese house" in a physical, cultural and social context.
The works of Yasmeen Lari, ELEMENTAL, OMA, Shigeru Ban, NLÉ, Toyo Ito, Metabolism (Kenzo Tange and Kurokawa Kisho) and Sir Christopher Wren are examples of reconstruction projects following upon major disasters selected for the exhibition that opened recently at RIBA’s Architecture Gallery.
How Japanese architecture has changed since the days of Arata Isozaki, Tadao Ando and Kazuyo Sejima. From Shigeru Ban to Hosaka Takeshi, the nature of the home in Japan. What to see in Japan: a voyage in discovery of the most interesting city homes.
Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize Shigeru Ban talks about his recent projects at the “Archi-Depot Tokyo” exhibition at Triennale di Milano. Shigeru Ban discusses his intuition of mobile screens for the Oita Prefectural Art Museum and his contribution to reconstruction after the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015.
In June 2015 the doors opened on the new Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, the latest example of the architectural philosophy of Rem Koolhaas (OMA) for places of culture and entertainment. The OMA project for the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow is located in the heart of the city’s Gorky Park.
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