Toshiko Mori to Lecture at the Japan Society

POSTED ON: April 18, 2019

Cultural Center in Senegal. Photograph by Iwan Baan.

Cultural Center in Senegal. Photograph by Iwan Baan.

On Wednesday May 1st, Toshiko Mori (AR’76) will be presenting a talk titled “Transforming Communities Through Architecture” that examines the artistic and cultural renaissance of the Setouchi region of Japan in the post WWII reconstruction era. Starting with the revolutionary work of architect Kenzo Tange as a point of departure, this talk, moderated by Dean Nader Tehrani, will also include Mori’s own projects in Senegalese villages that share similar impulses to create peace and stability through synthesizing local culture and vernacular architecture. More info and tickets can be found here.

Toshiko Mori, FAIA is the founding principal of Toshiko Mori Architect in New York City and the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

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