"Japan in Architecture" exhibit at Mori Art Museum
Updated: Sep 19, 2018
Today, Japanese architects and their work attract attention from all over the world - numerous architects from heavyweights Kenzo Tange, Tadao Ando, Kazuyo Seijima, as well as other young upcoming talent have been greatly received. This exhibit is a celebration of Japan's history and culture of architecture and examines the 150 years following the Meiji restoration in 1868, how architecture presented immense opportunities for experimentation in Japan.
Composed of nine sections based on key Japanese architecture traits, the exhibition traces the lineage of architecture from ancient times until the present. Featuring 100 projects and over 400 items, the exhibit also includes a full replica of a Japanese tea house, as well as a digital 3D installation explaining visualising key architectural concepts. Illuminating not only the history of modern and traditional Japanese architecture in the past, the exhibit also speculates a vision of our future.
The exhibit runs till September 17th, 2018. Find out more here.