SOLD OUT Technology & Tradition in Contemporary Japanese Architecture (Day 2)

February 27, 2004
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2 – 5:30 pm

Throughout the world Japanese architecture is held in high regard, and the country’s buildings are considered among the world’s most beautifully crafted and innovative. This three-day symposium examines how the pursuit of technology, materials and aesthetics in contemporary architecture is influenced and inspired by traditional building methods. It offers an unusual opportunity for professionals and the general public to learn about the methods and design philosophies of some of today’s most original architects.

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2 pm         Welcoming Remarks and Introduction
Frank Ellsworth, President, Japan Society
2:15 pm  Lecture: Japanese Architecture: Past, Present & Future
Hiroyuki Suzuki, Professor of Architectural History at Tokyo University
3 pmQuestions & Answers
3:15 pmCoffee Break
3:30 pm  Panel Discussion: The Role of Architecture in Contemporary Society
Jun Aoki, architect, Jun Aoki and Associates
Kazuyo Sejima, architect, Kazuyo Sejima & Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA
Richard Gluckman, Gluckman Maynor Architects
Moderator: Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture, Columbia University
5 pm  Questions & Answers
5:30 pmReception

$55; members* & seniors $45; students $25.

*Members include Japan Society members and Architectural League of New York members as well as Architectural Record subscribers.

  • Friday, February 27, 2004
  • 2:00 pm