art walk

Kengo Kuma shares his architectural inspiration

Kengo Kuma shares his architectural inspiration

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Snacks and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English and Japanese
About your host
Kengo Kuma was born in 1954. Before establishing Kengo Kuma & Associates in 1990, he received his Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Tokyo, where he is currently a Professor of Architecture. Having been inspired by Kenzo Tange’s Yoyogi National Gymnasium, built for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Kengo Kuma decided to pursue architecture at a young age, and later entered the Architect…
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What we’ll do
Beginning at his Aoyama studio, the celebrated architect will explain how the Yoyogi National Gymnasium, a masterpiece built by Kenzo Tange’s for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, inspired him to become an architect. Kengo will discuss how the iconic structure informed his own perspective on architecture and design. From there, they will fast-forward to the present day: Kengo’s own New National Stadium, wh…
What else you should know
· First come first served · As the new National Stadium is under construction, the tour will focus on the exterior. · The media is scheduled to join the tour on the day. If you confirm your reservation, we will assume that you agree to the media accompanying and covering the event.
What I’ll provide
Coffee/Tea
Office visit
At Sunny Hills
What to bring
Recommended attire: casual, comfortable, suitable for walking

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$182 per person
5.0
$182 per person