Lecture One: “A Tale of Structural Designing” – Innovative Designs Pioneered by Architectural Models –


Lecture Series: “Future of Architectural Culture Designed by Architects – Value and Potential of Scale Models”
2016.9.28 – 2017.3.29

Architectural models are an integral existence in the architectonic world.
Every designer will have their own unique way of creating and applying models, and with every generation the value of these models have come to change.
This series of lectures consists of talk sessions lead by guest architects. The lectures aim to provide an opportunity to contemplate architectonic culture, and the future potential of architectural models from various angles.

Supported by:Arts Council Tokyo(Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Cooperated by: Archi-Depot Museum

Lecture One: “A Tale of Structural Designing”
- Innovative Designs Pioneered by Architectural Models –
Date: Wed Sept 28, 2016
Start: 18:00 (Open from 17:00)

Architectural models serve an important role beyond simply adding thrill to engineering designs amidst an otherwise blank space.
With this viewpoint in mind, we will trace well-known architectural designs, and redefine the meaning behind Zaha Sadid’s proposal for the new Tokyo National Stadium.

■Guest Speaker: Masao Saitoh (Professor, Nihon University/A-Forum, Director)

■Navigator: Riichi Miyake (Professor, Fuji Women’s University)

■Venue: Event Space 【Terratoria】(Warehouse TERRADA 2F, 2-6-10, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan) http://terratoria.tokyo/

■Ticket price: 1,500yen (Includes admission to ARCHI-DEPOT Museum)

■To buy tickets: Please purchase tickets at the ARCHI-DEPOT Museum counter, or through Peatix.

■Limited to 80 tickets (First come, first served basis).

■Offered in Japanese only.

Sendai Mediatheque /Japan/2000/Arch. Toyo Ito/Eng. Mutsuro Sasaki

Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium /Japan/1964/Arch. Kenzo Tange/Eng. Yoshikatsu Tsuboi

Teshima Art Museum /Japan/2010/Arch. Ryue Nishizawa/Eng. Mutsuro Sasaki

Faraday Hall/Japan/1978/Arch. Yoshio Kobayashi /Eng. Masao Saito

Mr. Masao Saitoh

Scheduled Lectures: September 2016-March 2017

*Date and content of lectures are subject to change.
*Offered in Japanese only.

Wed, 28 Sept Masao Saitoh (Professor, Nihon University/A-Forum, Director)
Wed, 26 Oct Tomohiko Yamanashi, Tetsuji Hirohata (Nikken Sekkei)
Wed, 2 Nov Sergey Malakho, Evgenia Repina (Samara State University of Architecture and Construction/Russian Federation)
Wed, 30 Nov Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma & Associates)
Wed, 14 Dec Kazuhiro Kojima, Kazuko Akamatsu(Coelacanth and Associates)
Wed, 11 Jan Astrid Klein, Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture)
Wed, 25 Jan Masahiro Harada, Mao Harada (MOUNT FUJI ARCHITECTS STUDIO)
Wed, 22 Feb Kiwako Kamo, Masashi Sogabe, Masayoshi Takeuchi, Manuel Tardits (MIKAN)
Wed, 8 Mar Osamu Tsukihashi (ARCHITECTS TEEHOUSE)
Wed, 29 Mar TBA