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Inauguration of the Exhibition on Japanese Contemporary Architecture
January 10, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Chief Guest Hon’ble Mr.Yoshio Ito
Consul General of Japan at Mumbai
Open for Public Viewing from
11th to 13th & 16th to 23rd January,
Daily 12 noon to 8 pm
A World Class Exhibition, featuring some of Japan’s most influential architects Toyo Ito (Pritzker Prize Winner 2013), Kengo Kuma, Tadao Ando, Kenzo Tange and SAANA. With a specific focus on the decade of 1996-2006, Parallel Nippon is a collection of creative architectural solutions that reflect the social and cultural context of contemporary Japan.
The exhibition includes photographic panels and model of Japanese designs showcased in four themes: Urban, Life, Culture and Living. The exhibition contains high quality large-scale photographs, wooden and paper (origami) architectural models, along with a film on contemporary Japanese architecture and informative panels with texts written by Japanese experts, professors and architects.
The exhibition aims to present to the world, momentous achievements of Japanese architects and to contribute to better understanding and acceptance of new architectural practices across the world.