Home > Hot topics
architecture
Itō Toyoo and the “Minna No Ie” Project

The Minna No Ie project is an attempt to consider what the architectural profession can do to assist reconstruction efforts in regions of Japan impacted by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Katō Jun, a writer specializing in architecture, met with Itō Toyoo, the driving force of the project, to find out more.
(More)

Tapping into Art’s Power in Post-3/11 Japan

The Aichi Triennale, which debuted in 2010, is wide-ranging art exhibition held in Nagoya. The theme of the event to be held in 2013 is “Awakening.” We sat down with the artistic director of the exhibition, Igarashi Tarō, to find out more about this theme and discuss the potential of art in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami of 2011.
(More)

Tokyo Skytree: A Traditional and Modern Structure

The Tokyo Skytree project started in 2006. From the beginning, its creators determined to draw on the oldest Japanese architecture and aesthetics even as they crafted an ultramodern tower befitting the Tokyo skyline of tomorrow.
(More)

Video highlights

New series

バナーエリア2
  • From our columnists
  • In the news