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A/cute Tokyo Symposium

A/cute Tokyo explores the dynamics of Tokyo, highlighting ongoing urban and design research conducted by UCLA and Tokyo Institute of Technology faculty and students. A/cute Tokyo is organized by UCLA Architecture and Urban Design.

Saturday, May 02, 2009
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
UCLA Hammer Museum
Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90095

A/cute Tokyo, the culmination of a two-year, cross-cultural initiative in architecture and urban design, brings together academics and professionals to consider extreme conditions, mutated programs, new technologies, diverse lifestyles and emerging urbanisms in Tokyo.

Participants include:

  • Hitoshi Abe, professor and chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design
  • Jun Aoki, principal of Jun Aoki & Associates, Tokyo
  • Mark Dytham, principal of Klein Dytham Architecture, Tokyo
  • Sylvia Lavin, director of critical studies and M.A. and Ph.D. programs at the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design
  • Jesse Reiser, principal of Reiser + Umemoto, New York
  • Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, principal of Atelier Bow-Wow, Tokyo

A/cute Tokyo Symposium
Hammer Museum
Saturday, May 2, 2009, 12:30 - 4:30pm

A/cute Tokyo Exhibition
Perloff Gallery, Perloff Hall on the UCLA campus
May 4 - June 3, 2009

Opening reception: Monday, May 4, 8 – 9pm

A/cute Tokyo explores the dynamics of Tokyo, highlighting ongoing urban and design research conducted by UCLA and Tokyo Institute of Technology faculty and students. A/cute Tokyo is organized by UCLA Architecture and Urban Design.

 

This conference and exhibition are made possible with support from Herta and Paul Amir, Joyce and Aubrey Chernick, Ralph and Shirley Shapiro, UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies–Nikkei Bruin Fund, and UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture–Arts Initiative Fund. Call 310-267-4704 for more information.

 

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets are required, and are available at the Billy Wilder Theater Box Office one hour prior to start time. Limit one ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.


Cost : Free

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