This forum focuses on the architecture of universities, which stand very close to the local community but offer few opportunities for people to experience them.
Through lectures and case studies, the program will share and discuss projects in several universities to highlight their architecture and the activities of architectural archives in Japan and abroad.
Language: Japanese with language support in English
Timetable (Saturday 20th October)
Yohko Watanabe (Keio University Art Center, Keio University):
School and Memory: A study based on the ‘Architecture of Keio’ project
Takako Fujimoto (National Archives of Modern Architecture [NAMA], Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan):
Preserving and Utilising the Archives of Modern Architecture: Reflections on the activities of NAMA and architectural archives abroad.
Case studies (15:15-)
Michiyo Kohri (Meiji Gakuin Historical Museum, Meiji Gakuin University):
The University Campus, Narrated by Historical Buildings: With a focus on Imbrie Hall, Memorial Hall and Meiji Gakuin Chapel
Yuri Tomita, Miki Maruyama (Gakushuin University Museum of History, Gakushuin University):
Preserving and Utilising the Historical Buildings of Gakushuin University’s Mejiro Campus
Venue: Keio University, Mita Campus
Further details here.
Free, No registration required,
Contact: Keio University Art Center, Yu Homma
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