Topic Japan

exhibition

Another Nature

We are endeavouring to contemplate two fundamental aspects of architecture: comfort and constructivity. New comfort Until recently, architecture was created to segregate man from nature, as shelter, and a “comfortable” environment was created artificially within. Today, the distinction between the natural environment and the manmade…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 9, 2014

News

GSD celebrates impact & engagement in Japan

Dean Mostafavi paid a recent visit to the island nation to recognize the historical significance and contemporary excitement around Japanese architecture and urbanism. Read more about the GSD's ongoing activities, growing impact and longstanding commitment to the country.

Apr 30, 2014

News

Rapid response: GSD teams Tohoku Recovery competition win

A team of GSD students, led by Kristen Hunter (DDes) and advised by Jerold Kayden (professor of urban planning and design), traveled to Japan this month to collect an award, meet with officials and tour the Tohoku region devastated by compound disasters in 2011. 

Feb 25, 2014

exhibition

Metabolism

August 24, 2012–October 19, 2012 Ken Tadashi Oshima, guest curator  In conjunction with the exhibition Tectonic Visions Between Land and Sea: Works of Kiyonori Kikutake, Special Collections presents original documents highlighting the broader international context of Metabolism as an architectural movement and discourse intersecting…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – OCT 19, 2012

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