Video Archive | Japan (38)

Peter Cook Part Two Procedures Or Some Favourite...
Peter Cook discusses architecture as "other than as a solid object." He describes the intentions of architecture and certain...
Mamoru Nakagawa Kaga Zogan Metal Inlay-clip_1204
Introduction by Chris Genik and Yoshio Ikezaki, who acts as Nakagawa's translator. Genik begins by discussing the evolutionary...
Shigeru Ban-clip_1186
Shigeru Ban discusses his projects in relation to concepts of transparency of space. Ban compares Mies Van der Rohe’s visual...
Shigeru Ban
Shigeru Ban presents his work, from his first projects developed in Japan to his later projects in Europe and his projects for...
Atelier Bow Wow From Post Bubble City-clip_2078
Atelier Bow-Wow is introduced by Russell Thomsen.
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA
Tim Durfee introduces Thomas Daniell and the firm FOBA, reviewing the history of the company as well as their design...
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5671
Gigantes and Zenghelis present a selection of recent work from their office in Athens. They document a government sponsored...
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis present the first project they produced as an office, Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, which...

Mamoru Nakagawa Kaga Zogan Metal Inlay-clip_1204

Subclip

Introduction by Chris Genik and Yoshio Ikezaki, who acts as Nakagawa’s translator. Genik begins by discussing the evolutionary quality of design, as well as the necessity for a relationship to the rest of the world. Ikezaki discusses Nakagawa’s academic and professional background. Nakagawa was trained in product design and is currently a professor at Kanazawa College of Art in Japan. Ikezaki explained Nakagawa’s journey that brought him to the United States and Los Angeles, and the significance of his work.


Shigeru Ban-clip_1186

View the Full Video: Shigeru Ban
November 21, 2005 | Video Lecturer:

Subclip

Shigeru Ban discusses his projects in relation to concepts of transparency of space. Ban compares Mies Van der Rohe’s visual transparency through the use of curtain walling to that of physical transparency used in traditional Japanese architecture. He goes on to describe how his projects aim to expand the physical limits of architecture and create flexible spaces.


Shigeru Ban

November 21, 2005 | Video Lecturer:
Introduction by:

Shigeru Ban presents his work, from his first projects developed in Japan to his later projects in Europe and his projects for disaster relief. He discusses the transparent qualities of his architecture and his focus on finding intelligent solutions through structure and spatial organization.

Clips

Shigeru Ban-clip_1184
Shigeru Ban-clip_1184
Eric Owen Moss introduces Shigeru Ban as the speaker.
Shigeru Ban-clip_1186
Shigeru Ban-clip_1186
Shigeru Ban-clip_1187
Shigeru Ban-clip_1187
Shigeru Ban-clip_1188
Shigeru Ban-clip_1188

Thomas Daniell Of FOBA

October 3, 2003 | Video Lecturer:
Introduction by:

Tim Durfee introduces Thomas Daniell and the firm FOBA, reviewing the history of the company as well as their design methodologies. Through post-rationalization, four types of sculpting space were defined. These include extrusion, wrapping, “stacking things up,” and excavation of space. Daniell proceeded to go through examples of the firms portfolio, discussing each project within its context and design methodologies implemented.

Clips

Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_702
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_702
Thomas Daniell gives the history of FOBA, which was founded by Katsu Umebayashi in 1995, where Daniell is a partner. FOBA is a...
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_707
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_707
Daniell discusses the post-rationalized types of sculpting that are implemented at FOBA as design methodologies. These include...
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_713
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_713
Daniell discusses the concepts and design methodologies within FOBA buildings. He discusses continuous space as a choreography...
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_720
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_720
Themes: , ,
Daniell discusses concepts behind innovative housing strategies, utilizing shipping containers as homes. They have an outstanding...
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_754
Thomas Daniell Of FOBA-clip_754
Daniell discusses the design of FOBA projects. He notes the difference between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, where Tokyo is a...

Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5671

Subclip

Gigantes and Zenghelis present a selection of recent work from their office in Athens. They document a government sponsored competition for a casino located on reclaimed land. They present another casino project, discussing the influence of Jon Jerde’s CityWalk. Gigantes and Zenghelis conclude with dormitories for a summer camp in Japan, designed with attention to the site and natural surroundings. They discuss their collaboration with engineers and builders.


Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis

October 6, 1999 | Video Lecturer: ,
Introduction by:

Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis present the first project they produced as an office, Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, which created housing while responding to the difficult history of the area. They discuss the design of bungalows on a beach in Greece in terms of landscape design and urbanism. They present projects for Parc de la Villette, the Venice Biennale, and a competition for the Dominican Republic. They present a selection of recent work from their office in Athens. They document a government sponsored competition for a casino located on reclaimed land. They present another casino project, discussing the influence of Jon Jerde’s CityWalk. Gigantes and Zenghelis conclude with dormitories for a summer camp in Japan, designed with attention to the site and natural surroundings. They discuss their collaboration with engineers and builders.

Clips

Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5669
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5669
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5670
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5670
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5671
Eleni Gigantes and Elia Zenghelis-clip_5671