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As the verticalization of cities progresses, we are increasingly separated from the natural environment and forced to live in a mechanically controlled artificial environment. When we consider ecology and sustainability, the most important themes for architecture and cities in the...
Lecture date: 2001-03-08
Toyo Ito, one of Japans most imaginative and technically innovative architects, gives a lecture on the design, concept and construction of the award-winning Sendai Mediath.
The Metabolist Movement in the 1960s established the foundation from which contemporary architecture in Japan has emerged up to the present. Even today, the visionary architectural and urban projects created by the leading Metabolist Kiyonori Kikutake continue to shine brightly, according to Toyo Ito. In this lecture, he will...
We head to the streets of Milan and the 52nd Salone del Mobile design fair. Plus a sit-down with legendary Japanese architect and most recent winner of the Pritzker Prize, Toyo Ito. Apr 09, 2013
Source by Monocle 24: Monocle on Design
Lecture date: 1995-01-25
After studying architecture at the University of Tokyo, Toyo Ito established his own company, URBOT (Urban Robot) in 1971, which became Toyo Ito and Associates in 1979. His work has emerged from a fascination with the simulated city of Tokyo, with its constant flux and metamorphosis. In...
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The Japan Pavilion for the Venice Biennale (designed by Takamasa Yoshizaka in 1956) presented the exhibit “Architecture. Possible here? Home-for-all”, curated by Toyo Ito, with the participation of architectural photographer Naoya Hatakeyama, and architects Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto and Akihisa Hirata.
The exhibition, which...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 2:00pm
Introduction by Jeffrey Inaba
Toyo Ito, Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects
Kazuyo Sejima, S A N A A
Sou Fujimoto, Sou Fujimoto Architects
Akihisa Hirata, Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office
Junya Ishigami, Junya Ishigami + Associates
Kenneth Frampton, Ware Professor of Architecture, Columbia GSAPP
Jeffrey Inaba, Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia GSAPP
Toyo Ito interviewed by Hans Ulrich Obrist at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2010. Produced by the Institute of the 21st Century with support from ForYourArt, The Kayne Foundation, Brenda R. Potter, Catharine and Jeffrey Soros
16. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura
26 maggio - 25 novembre 2018
Yvonne Farrell, Paolo Baratta, Shelley McNamara, Francis Kéré, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Alejandro Aravena, Toyo Ito, Peter Zumthor, David Chipperfield, Odile Decq
An interview with Toyo Ito at the Architecture Biennale 2012: the Japanese pavilion was awarded the Golden Lion for the best national participation.
Intervista all'architetto Toyo Ito, commissario del Padiglione del Giappone alla Biennale Architettura 2012
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Under the title of Fundamentals, Koolhaas' Biennale asked national pavilions to focus on their respective countries' relationships with modernity, the movement that has, for better or worse, shaped the contemporary city. In the case of Japan, modernity was expressed in a unique way,...