||AIA Japan Design Forum: Museums and Light
Sat, Nov. 13, 2010, 2:00 pm
JIA Hall, 2-3-16 Jingumae
This fall, for the first time, AIA Japan is pleased to present an exciting new format, the Design Forum. This and future Forums will focus on a topic of significant interest to the architectural and design community, presenting both a lecture and panel discussion with speakers chosen for their record of accomplishment and familiarity with the topic. For this Forum’s topic—Museums and Light—we have lined up a panel of discussants at the intersection of art and architecture.
The Basics of Lighting Design - AIA seminar at ERCO
AIA Japan Award Design Award - Request for Submissions
We are pleased to announce that the AIA Japan Chapter will hold our first design Award this year. This will be a great opportunity to increase the visibility of the superb design achievement of our members, and your commitment to architectural profession. We very much hope you take advantage of this opportunity and send a submission.
Entry Form and Entry Fees must be submitted no later than 5 PM, Friday, October 12th , 2007.
Completed Submissions must be submitted no later than 5 PM Friday, October 26th, 2007.
||Japanese Culture Viewed Though Architecture: From Machiya to Modernity
Speaker: Geoffrey P. Moussas
Principal, Design 1st, Kyoto, Japan
July 20th (Friday)
Time: 7:00-8:30pm (Doors open at 6:30, coffee and tea will be served)
Venue:Temple University, Tokyo Campus, Azabu Hall, Room # 317
||2007 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Conference
AIA Spokane will host the 2007 AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Conference on September 26-29 . The conference theme is REnew, RE charge, REinvent, with programs focusing on community renewal and the ways in which communities large and small are reinventing themselves.
||ULI Japan Summer Conference 2007
Date: July 12 (Thursday) 2007 9:30 -18:00
(a reception is to follow and will continue till 19:15)
Location: Marunouchi Building, Tokyo
||Design Excellence/Design-Build International Conference
The Design/Build Knowledge Community would like to announce the Design Excellence/Design-Build International Conference from September 27th to the 29 taking place in London. See this link for more details:
||"MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S BUILDINGS AND LEGACY IN JAPAN"
Date: July 27th (Friday)
Venue:Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall
Admission: Free (resevations requested)
||Architecture and New Urban Landscapes
Presentations by: Arata Isozaki, Fumihiko Maki, Kengo Kuma,and Italian architects Antonio Citterio, Paolo Desideri, and Franco Purini.
Date: Wednessday June 6th
||What do Developers expect from Architects and Designers?
Speakers: Yoshihiko Sone, Senior Project Manager, Architectural Planning Services Group,
Architecture and Construction Services Department, Mitsui Fudosan
Kojiro Shimodo, Project Manager, Office Building Development
Dept I Planning Group, Mitsui Fudosan
Date: June 8th (Friday)
Venue: Temple University, Tokyo Campus, Azabu Hall, Room #317
||Keeping Wright's Spirit Alive: A Celebration of Raku Endo
|| May 11 - May 27 Exhibition : "New Trends of Architecture in Europe and Asia"
May 11 Symposium : "New Trends of Architecture in Europe and Asia"
||AHEC Japan Convention V
||AIA Japan and
Tokyo Planning Forum will sponsor a lecture at Temple
University, Tokyo Campus.
Topic: "Shimokitazawa as a Utopian town in Japan"
Speaker: Masami Kobayashi, Professor of Meiji University/
Visiting Associate of Harvard University, Leader of
Time: 7:00-8:30pm, Friday January 19
||Please see our AIA Japan newsletter for 2006
||Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ) is searching
for a project director for their new campus project.
Please refer to the attached PDF for details.
||The final seminar
in the 2006 Wrightian Architectural Archives Japan Seminar
Series, "Learning from Wright (II): Kameki and
Nobu Tsuchiura in America and Japan," is scheduled
for Dec. 16, 2006 in Tokyo. The featured speakers are
Nobuko Ogawa, an architect and professor emeritus of
Japan Women's University, and Atusko Tanaka, an architect
and architectural historian.
||AIA Japan would like to welcome anyone interested
in being an affiliate member. For details please see
the attached pdf.
and Tokyo Planning Forum will sponsor a lecture at Temple
University, Tokyo Campus.
Topic: “Time Today”
Speaker: Dana Buntrock, Associate Professor
Department of Architecture, University of California
Time: 7:00-8:30pm Friday, November 10
and the Wrightian Architectural Archives Japan (WAAJ)
are cosponsoring a special seminar, free to AIA members,
“Wright and Modernism: Defining Space,” on
Saturday, October 14, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm at the
historic Kyudo Kaikan in Hongo.
|| The not-for-profit Wrightian Architectural Archives
Japan (WAAJ), is seeking submissions for a photo contest
and gallery showing to mark its first anniversary in
November. Submissions to the “Capturing the Wright
Spirit” contest are being accepted through Oct.
25, 2006. The photos will be displayed in a Roppongi
gallery during WAAJ Week, Nov. 8 – 13. See the PDF for further details or visit www17.plala.or.jp/waaj/index.html
||Upcoming Event: “Magnificent
Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings and Legacy
in Japan” July 28&29.
refer to attached pdf.
from Wright (I): Antonin and Noemi Raymond.
commemorative events to celebrate the International
House of Japan New Hall, “International House
of Japan as Modernist Masterwork: The Rebirth of an
Architectural Icon” on July 1st, 2006 (Sat), and
“Globalization and Cultural Exchange” on
July 22nd, 2006 (Sat), both at the New Hall, International
House of Japan..
discussion “Historic Preservation and Urban Communities:
Lessons from New York and Tokyo” will be held
at The Tokyo American Center, ABC Kaikan 10th Floor
on June 16th (Friday), 18:30 – 20:30.
American Wood Design Awards 2006 winners will display
their award winning projects in the “Managing America's
Forest for the Future” exhibition at the Living
Design Center ( Shinjuku ) for two weeks from June 29,
|| AIA Japan Board Meeting is planned for Friday, June
30, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Pelli Clarke Pelli in Meguro.
There will be a number of reports on recent events (including
the AIA National Convention in Los Angeles), some important
voting decisions, and critical planning for future events.