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aiaj/fiu international symposium:
Resilience and the Built Environment

In the recent years, local communities are facing various threats on a global scale due to the increase of heavy rainfall, drought, landslide disasters, etc. caused by climate changes. In the United States, Hurricane Katrina (2005) and Hurricane Sandy (2012) have made serious damages, and the impact of rising sea levels has become a major issue in Florida. Even in Japan, Hiroshima landslides (2014) and floods in the western Japan (2018) caused serious damage.  Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and associated nuclear power plant accidents (2011) left devastating damages to the eastern Japan coastal area. Under such circumstances, it is necessary to seek the built environment of the next generation by introducing a broad perspective connecting the city, infrastructure and landscape in order to make our cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. This symposium "Resilience and the Building Environment" was made possible by Japan chapter of American Institute of Architects (AIA Japan) with the cooperation of Meiji University in conjunction with students and faculties of the international program of Florida International University. AIA members and other architects and experts from related fields make discussions that transverse area of studies with a broad perspective, and look for the future of architecture and cities.

saturday, may 11, 2019
10:00-13:30
(doors open at 9:30)

VENUE: Meiji University Surugadai Campus Academy Common 2nd Floor Conference Room
ADMISSION FEES: Free for AIA Members, JPY1000 for General Public, JPY500 for Students


Opening Remarks: Akira Nakamura, AIA President, AIA Japan
MC, Total Coordinator: George Kunihiro, FAIA

Keynote: Prof. Nobuaki Furuya (Waseda University, Studio Nasca, President of AIJ)

Panel 1:Urbanism
Thomas Spiegelhalter:  C.R.U.N.C.H. (Climate Resistant Urban Nexus Choices): 6 Countries | 6 Cities
Alice Gray Read: Carbon: Its History and Future by Powers of 10
Tomoaki Tanaka (Meiji University): Site Design for Climate Resilience, Outreach Project w/3D Scanner in Takatsu Eco City Project
Takanori Fukuoka (Tokyo University of Agriculture): Strategic Urban Green Infrastructure Implementation towards the Livable City

Panel 2: infrastructure and building design
Alfredo Andia:A More Spectacular Bio-imagination for Climate Change
Eric Goldemberg: REEF MODULES: Infrastructural Replenishment of Corals through 3D-printed Reef Structures
Tetsuya Yaguchi (Waseda University): Urban Resilience in Japan - New Challenges in Mature and Shrinking Society
Kazuko Akamatsu (Hosei University, CAt) : Resilient Design in School Architecture

Closing Remarks: Marilys R. Nepomechie
, FAIA

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board adopts strategic plan 2019-21

The Board of Directors met on April 18 and adopted AIA Japan’s 3-year Strategic Plan, which outlines Missions, Strategic Objectives, and Action Plans to advance the core missions of our Chapter which are: 1. Support Professional Development, 2. Advocate for the Profession, 3. Ensure Financial Stability, and 4. Elevate Public Awareness. For more details, please view the full copy.

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lecture:
Tokyoism: Speculative Practice as a Metronomic ‘Other’

kaz yoneda

Principal, Bureau 0-1

Kaz is the founding principal of Bureau 0-1 (zero to one), Inc., an integrated full-service design practice grounded in architecture. With a process oriented ontological principles that evades any equilibrious or binary system, they offer a boundary-less and timeless design that seeks to question and escape conventionality. Perhaps this is rooted in his upbringing. Always a metronomic outsider to Japan, Kaz was born in Seattle, spent summers in Kansai, raised in California, then went on to receive B.Arch. from Cornell AAP, worked at Sou Fujimoto, and then back to receive M.Arch. II from Harvard GSD. A chapter turned when he arrived to Tokyo to startup Harvard’s Tokyo Studio with Toyo Ito, and further, as architecture director for Takram from 2011-2014. Through this lecture, Kaz will ruminate on the possibility of integrated theory-praxis emanating from Tokyo in all its singularity and hyperboles.

カズ・ヨネダは、2014年にBureau 0–1(ビューロー・ゼロ・トゥ・ワン)の拠点を東京に構え、空間構成、都市や建築設計、ブランディングやグラフィック・デザインなどと主軸活動に据えたオフィスを創設しました。プロセス重視の手法を基盤に、旧来の単純な白か黒かという二者択一に囚われずに、普通や標準となった概念を根底から捉え直し、様々な「境」を超えた新しい普遍性によって顕れてくるデザインを目指しています。それは、彼自身のメトロノームの様な外的存在として過ごしてきた生い立ちにあるかもしれません。本講義では、カズ氏の往来歴から見出してきた視点を基に、東京の独自性と拡張性からヒントを得られる理論と実践の両立や統合の可能性について話します。

thursday, April 25, 2019 @19:00

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hanami 2019

Saturday March 30, 19:00-21:30

Come celebrate the arrival of the spring season in Nakameguro, the most famous Hanami spot in Tokyo!

Venue: James Lambiasi Architect (MAP)

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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: Design by HDR | Gensler, in collaboration with Clive Wilkinson Architects and EGG Office.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: Design by HDR | Gensler, in collaboration with Clive Wilkinson Architects and EGG Office.

lecture:
from chicago to tokyo: making global connections

sarah bader

Gensler Japan Principal, Representative in Japan, IIDA, LEED®AP

As Co-Managing Director for Gensler’s Tokyo office, Sarah leads local and global teams as they create design solutions that meet both the aesthetic and business requirements for clients around the world. Previously, she spent three years as a Co-Managing Director of the firm’s Chicago office. Sarah’s strengths include analyzing strategic business goals and leading teams in the creation of world-class programming, space planning, conceptual development, and design development. As a project director, Sarah has spent two decades taking projects from concept through execution helping teams to understand issues and provide custom, client-focused solutions. Her background spans a wide variety of industries and project types and sizes. From new high-rise hospitals in the heart of a city’s bustling downtown, to familiar and intimate workplace design, Sarah sees design from multiple viewpoints and creates distinctive and compelling solutions for her clients.

ゲンスラーシカゴオフィスのマネジングディレクターを務めた後、東京オフィスの日本における代表に就任。医療関連施設やワークプレイスをはじめとした様々な業種のプロジェクト実績を持ち、ビジネス課題に対するデザイン的解決の提案に向けてチームを牽引。 25年以上の経験をもとに、戦略的ビジネスゴールの分析やコンセプト立案といったプロジェクト初期段階から設計段階まで、多角的にデザインを見ながら、エンドユーザーの立場に立った効果的なソリューションを提案しています。

March 7, 2019 19:00

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presidents’ Brunch meeting

Seven past AIA Japan presidents and 2019 president Akira Nakamura discuss the future of AIA Japan at the annual new year brunch meeting. Many issues were discussed including funding, programming, and membership recruiting. All presidents shared ideas on how to improve quality of member services in 2019 under the new leadership. Please stay tuned for announcements on events and other programs!

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president’s 2018 annual report

We thank our members, friends, and sponsors for another great year in 2018. We look forward to working with you in 2019. If you missed any part of what we have achieved this year, here is the full report of AIA Japan’s activities.

Daishi Yoshimoto, 2018 President

会員、友人、そして協賛企業の皆様、2018年中は大変お世話になりました。私共の1年間の活動を、是非下記リンクよりご覧ください。2019年もよろしくお願いします。

吉本大史 2018年会長

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aia japan thanks for your support in 2018!

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AIA JAPAN ANNUAL DECEMBER EVENT

ARCHITECTURE TALKS IN ENGLISH
POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA 2018.12.08 SAT @ 6:30PM

PechaKucha Presenters: DOWNLOAD MATERIALS HERE:

2018 AIA JP PK EntryForm
2018 AIA JP PK CallForEntry_ENGLISH
2018 AIA JP PK CallForEntry_日本語
2018 AIA JP PK POSTER

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AIA Film Challenge Winners Announced!

Grand Prize Winner, filmmaker: Cheryl Hess

People’s Choice Award Winner, filmmaker: MarQ Morrison

Runner- Up, filmmaker: Christopher Langer

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aia international region conference

convergence: crossroad in singapore

November 2-4, 2018

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American Institute of Architects advocates for the value of architecture and gives architects the resources they need to do their best work. AIA's work drives positive change through the power of design. Founded in 1857 by 13 architects, the organization is now over 90,000 members strong with over 260 chapters around the world. 

 

アメリカ建築家協会 は建築の力を信じて、建築家がその能力を最大限発揮できるよう、あらゆるリソースを提供しています。AIAの活動は、デザインの力によってより良い社会に向けた変革をもたらす原動力となっています。1857年に13人の建築家によって設立された当会は、現在9万人を超える会員数と260を超える支部により世界中で様々な活動を展開しています。

AIA International Region is the broadest geographical region of the American Institute of Architects, providing a collaborative leadership platform to empower members and encourage global success through best practice, innovative thinking and design excellence. The Region now comprises of 7 Chapters worldwide.

 

アメリカ建築家協会国際支部 AIA国際支部は、AIAで最も地理的に広範な支部組織です。各国支部のリーダーにより構成され、各国支部会員が革新的な発想とデザインを発揮し、国際的に活躍するためのプラットフォームを提供しています。現在、日本を含め世界中で7つの国際支部があります。

AIA Japan is a bridge between US professional practices and Japanese design firms, professional associations and educational institutions, engaging in a dialogue to enhance the architectural practice in Japan through local events, educational programs, mentorship and overseas travel activities.

 

アメリカ建築家協会日本支部 AIA日本支部はアメリカと日本の建築家、建築設計事務所、建築関連団体、教育機関を繋げる架け橋として、在日AIA会員のサポート、建築関連イベントの企画、教育プログラムの実施、学生の海外設計事務所への派遣事業等を行っています。

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