04 Dec 2020
Japan House Los Angeles Presents a Webinar Discussion “New Views: The Influence of Windows on Architecture and Society”
On Monday, December 7, JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles will present a webinar discussion featuring Windowology Exhibition Director Igarashi Tarō and L.A.-based architect, Yanai Takashi.
Time 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (PST)
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Online Exhibition: WINDOWOLOGY | New Architectural Views from Japan
Speaker | Igarashi Tarō, Exhibition Director / Architectural Historian / Critic / General Supervisor of Windowology
Igarashi was born in 1967, in Paris. He graduated from the Tokyo University School of Engineeringʼs Department of Architecture in 1990. He completed his Masterʼs degree at the same university in 1992 and he now holds a Doctorate from the University of Tokyo. He currently serves as a professor at Tohoku Universityʼs graduate school. He was the artistic director for the Aichi Triennale 2013, and the commissioner for the Japan Pavilion at the 11th Venice Biennale. Igarashi received the Newcomerʼs Award as part of the 64th Art Prize of the Agency for Cultural Affairs.
Speaker | Yanai Takashi
Yanai Takashi is a Partner at Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects and has been Residential Studio Director since 2004. Takashi is also currently leading EYRCʼs San Francisco Studio. Prior to architecture practice, Yanai was a design journalist and editor at GA Houses in Tokyo where his work and travels provided the seeds for his design philosophy. Today his work is rooted in its contemplative relationship to landscape and is a continuation of the California Modernist ethos infused with reinterpretations of traditional Japanese elements.
Moderator | Fiona Wilson, Asia Bureau Chief, MONOCLE
Fiona Wilson has been a notable presence and leading figure in design journalism. She spent seven years at Wallpaper magazine prior to becoming Asia Bureau Chief at Monocle magazine in 2010. She resides in Tokyo and has worked on many publications that feature appreciation for and understanding of Japanese design, architecture, culture, food, fashion and current affairs.