Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Technology (edX)

Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Technology (edX)
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Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Technology (edX)
Learn the history, ideas and concepts behind contemporary Japanese architecture through one facet of Japanese architecture, technology. This is the second course of “Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture” series, with the focus on the second facet: technology.

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The technology portion will focus on works by architects who explored the use of technology—from techniques used for traditional crafts to computational processes—as a vehicle for their investigations into the conceptualization and production of architecture. Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Manabu Chiba, Kengo Kuma, Kazuhiko Namba, and Yusuke Obuchi will visit their buildings to discuss the ideas behind their respective works.




What you'll learn

- Development of contemporary Japanese architecture since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

- Features of works of influential Japanese architects

- Unique technologies used for contemporary Japanese architecture

- Present concerns and potential future directions for contemporary Japanese architecture



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49.00 USD
Interest in the design and history of architecture, as well as urbanism.

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