Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan
Free Webinar and Exhibit Launch
September 1, 2020, Tuesday, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Join a dialogue with Japanese and Filipino architects and an engineer as they share their projects in disaster-response and post-calamity contexts, and the environmental conditions which factor in their practice. Together with the curator, they will discuss and reflect on the role of architecture and design in the built environments of Japan and the Philippines.
The webinar will feature the Curator of the Exhibition, KURAKATA Shunsuke (Associate Professor of Faculty of Engineering at Osaka City University), KUROKAWA Sho (CEO, Sho Kurokawa architects Co. Ltd.), Jo MIRANDA (Chairman, United Architects of the Philippines-Emergency Architects), Lorena HERNANDEZ (Project Team Leader, TAO-Pilipinas) and moderated by Architect Emmanuel MIÑANA, Principal of E.A. Miñana Architects, and a member of the MET Museum of Manila Board of Trustees.
The webinar will be hosted on Zoom and broadcasted live on Facebook. To join, kindly register through the following link: http://bit.ly/OurBuiltEnvironmentsWebinar
This event is FREE and open to everyone.
This webinar opens the exhibition, ‘Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan’ presented by The Japan Foundation, Manila and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, in cooperation with Embassy of Japan in the Philippines. An online gallery and a virtual exhibition tour will be launched in September 1, 2020, featuring photographs, text, and videos designed to mirror Japan’s unique archipelagic formation, the exhibition presents a total of 80 buildings, civil-engineering projects, and landscapes from each of Japan’s 47 prefectures, extending from the modern era of the late 19th century to the present.
Launch of Online Exhibition Video Tour:
Metropolitan Museum of Manila Youtube Channel and social media pages
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Launch of ‘Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan’ Online Gallery: