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How is Architecture Designed and Built?

The third exhibit to be organized by the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture poses the question of how architecture should be created today (a question Ito addressed in the Home for All, a community... more
Date/s: 07.02.2013 - 06.30.2014 - Location: Imabari


EXTO Design Exhibit

Interior and product designers Taiji Fujimori, Hisae Igarashi, Tonerico Inc., and Naoki Terada have teamed up with aluminum display manufacturer EXTO in this exhibit showcasing the company's... more
Date/s: 01.16.2014 - 06.30.2014 - Location: Tokyo

Competitions + Awards

The 1st Polus Architectural Design Competition

 Housing company Polus has announced a new competition aimed at architecture students. Entrants are asked to design a community-oriented wood residence that provides both privacy and... more
Date/s: 01.31.2014 - 04.30.2014 - Location: Polus Group Tokyo


Atelier Bow-Wow: Micro Public Space

Since opening in 1992, Atelier Bow-Wow - the internationally acclaimed architecture firm headed by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (b. 1965) and Momoyo Kaijima (b. 1969) – has pushed the limits of... more
Date/s: 02.15.2014 - 05.06.2014 - Location: The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, The Chugoku Shimbun Hiroshima


KOME: The Art of Rice

"They are living things, they are precision machines." In the course of his own labors in cultivating rice, the poet Kenji Miyazawa succinctly captured the essence of rice with this... more
Date/s: 02.28.2014 - 06.15.2014 - Location: 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, THE MIYAKE ISSEY FOUNDATION Tokyo


U30 Young Architect Japan Exhibit

Each year five young architects under 30 are invited to propose innovative designs using glass. A full-scale model of last year's winner is on display at AGC Studio, along with panels and... more
Date/s: 03.07.2014 - 05.31.2014 - Location: Asahi Glass Company, AGC Studio Tokyo

Events, Exhibitions

Poetry of Living Space: Sanrizuka Church and Wooden Houses by Junzo Yoshimura the Architect

  Architect Junzo Yoshimura (1908-1997) brought the spirit of Japan’s traditional wooden architecture into his designs for comfortable, contemporary wooden homes of the 20th century.... more
Date/s: 03.17.2014 - 05.17.2014 - Location: Kyoto



GA, one of Japan's top architectural magazine and book publishing companies, puts on an anual residential design exhibit at its own gallery. From up-and-coming young architects to leading... more
Date/s: 03.21.2014 - 05.25.2014 - Location: Tokyo

Events, Exhibitions, Fairs + Conferences

Ichihara Art x Mix

This event on the rural fringes of Ichihara-shi, in Chiba Prefecture, bills itself as "a totally new art festival." A long list of artists and architects (including Sou Fujimoto and... more
Date/s: 03.21.2014 - 05.11.2014 - Location: Ichihara Artmix Executive Committee Chiba Prefecture


Hiroshi Sugimoto + Kyoto Artisans: A Tiddler's School

Hiroshi Sugimoto is both an architect and a photographer of architecture (among other subjects, including the ocean, fashion, and old drive-in theatres). This exhibit, however, displays sculptures... more
Date/s: 04.02.2014 - 08.28.2014 - Location: Kyoto University of Art & Design Kyoto