August 31, 2015 Open Lecture ‘Architecture/Art/Renovation’ by Taro Igarashi

Architecture Workshop, Public Program
Monday August 31st, 2015 4 – 6 pm
Booking required / Admission free

Renovation has been attracting a lot of attention since the beginning of the 21st century, and the relationship with art adds further impetus. In this lecture, Igarashi discusses examples within and outside of Japan. Igarashi curated Aichi Triennale 2013, where the shopping and residential areas were used as the exhibition sites, and he will explain how renovation was carried out, and evaluate the outcome.

Taro Igarashi is an architectural historian and critic, and professor of Tohoku University Graduate School. Igarashi has contributed numerous articles and essays to magazines and newspapers, and authored many publications such as ‘The lives of contemporary Japanese architects’ (2011). Igarashi has also curated many art/architecture exhibitions such as Aichi Triennale (2013) and he was the Commissioner for the Japanese Pavilion at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale (2008).

August 29, 2015 Open Lecture by Mitsuhiro Kanada

Architecture Workshop, Public Program
Saturday August 29th, 2015 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Booking required / Admission free

Mitsuhiro Kanada is a structural engineer and associate professor of Tokyo University of the Arts. Among his many projects are Pabellon Puente, Zaragoza, Spain by Zaha Hadid, Taichung Metropolitan Opera House by Toyo Ito, and Maison Hermes in Tokyo by Renzo Piano.

August 29 – 31, 2015 “Architecture Workshop 2015”

Organized by
Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu
In collaboration with Katsuhiro Miyamoto, Masashi Sogabe and Jiro Ogawa

Katsuhiro Miyamoto, Architect / Professor of Osaka City University
Masashi Sogabe, Architect / Professor of Kanagawa University
Jiro Ogawa, Architect / Professor of Nippon Institute of Technology

Taro Igarashi, Architectural historian/Professor of Tohoku University Graduate School
Mitsuhiro Kanada, Structural engineer/Associate professor of Tokyo University of Arts

Koji Kakiuchi (Yaomitsu)
Hiroyuki Yoshioka (Iroirotoridori)
Akito Yamaguchi (siinari)

Furter Information:
Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu

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HIROSHI HARA: WALLPAPERS _ Talk Event on the 18th / July / 2015

Katsuhiro Miyamoto has been invited to “SUNABA Talkshow” as a speaker.

date: Sunday, 5th/July/2015

time: 19:30〜

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(日本語) 『建築設計01』に宮本佳明が寄稿しました。

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’Yahata Citizen Hall conversion’ has been appeared in “GA JAPAN 132”


“Shinpukuji-temple Reception Hall Extention” has been completed.