Opening Reception for “Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006” in Vancouver

  On November 6, an opening reception was held at the UBC Robson Square Sunroom celebrating the opening of the world-wide traveling exhibition “Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006” in Vancouver. Speeches on the process of realization and the meaning of the exhibit were given by Acting Consul General Masayo Tada, Assoc. Prof. Mari Fujita of UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and Mr. Shinobu Homma, Technical Director of local architectural firm “Revery Architecture.” About 20 guests attended, representing the architectural world, educational institutes, local media and Japan-Canada friendship societies.
  Parallel Nippon was originally co-organized with the Architectural Society of Japan and features representative works made between 1996-2006 by Fumihiko Maki, Tadao Ando, Gengo Kuma, and Yutaka Ito among others that comparatively showcase the socio-cultural conditions of Japan using photography, models, and origami. The exhibit runs until November 20. 

  Exhibition Information:
 Date:                     November 6 – 20,   2018           *Opening day Nov. 6, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
 Hours:                   Monday – Friday: 7:00 – 10pm
 Saturday – Sunday: 7:30am – 5:30 pm
 Location:              UBC Robson Square, Plaza Level Sunroom
                                 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 3B7
 Free Admission
 (Click here for PDF flyer.)

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