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Our Built Environments: Withstanding Disaster and Responsive Design
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.

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Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan

Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan features photographs, text, and videos designed to mirror Japan’s unique archipelagic formation, and 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

Arte Povera: Italian Landscape

Arte Povera: Italian Landscape captures one of the most pivotal points in the history of Italian contemporary art with the way it broke boundaries in traditional art making, its new engagement with audiences, and its experimental approach in making life and everyday objects integral to art.

Cue From Life Itself: Filipino Artists Transform the Everyday

Cue From Life Itself reflects on the instinctive way Filipino artists make do and dream up, transforming everyday forms with intuition and insight, and in their critical awareness of the material conditions of their milieu and ecology.

Upcoming Events

Opening Reception

Our Built Environments

September 1, 2020
Lecture Series

Guided Tour and Lecture on Arte Povera

March 7, 2020

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