Our Built Environments: Withstanding Disaster and Responsive Design

Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Webinar and Exhibition Launch

September 1

Zoom and Facebook Live

Professor Kurakata Shunsuke, exhibition curator

Kurokawa Sho, architect

Ar. Jo Miranda, UAP Emergency Architects

Engr. Lorena Hernandez, TAO-Pilipinas

4:00 PM PH | 5:00 PM JP

90 Minutes (approximately)

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.
This webinar opens the exhibit, '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, and with the support of JT International (Philippines) Inc. An online gallery and a virtual exhibition tour will be launched 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.
Registration is now closed. The webinar will be broadcasted live on the Metropolitan Museum of Manila Facebook page.
This event is FREE and open to everyone so see you then!