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15 March 2017

"The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945" at the Barbican from 23 March to 25 June 2017

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Opening 23 March 2017 at Barbican Art Gallery, The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 is the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now, a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design.

Architects include: Takefumi Aida, Atelier Bow-Wow, Takamitsu Azuma, dot architects, Go Hasegawa, Itsuko Hasegawa , Hiromi Fujii, Terunobu Fujimori, Sou Fujimoto, Ikimono Architects, Kumiko Inui, Osamu Ishiyama, Toyo Ito, Yuusuke Karasawa , Kiyonori Kikutake, Chie Konno, Kisho Kurokawa, Kiko Mozuna, Hideyuki Nakayama, Kazuhiko Namba, Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA), Keisuke Oka , onishimaki + hyakudayuki architects, Antonin Raymond, Junzo Sakakura, Kazunari Sakamoto , Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA), Kazuo Shinohara , Seiichi Shirai, Kenzo Tange, Tezuka Architects , Riken Yamamoto , Junzo Yoshumira , Takamasa Yoshizaka and others.

A rich programme of talks and events accompanies the exhibition, with more events to be added to the programme soon. Check the website for full listings: www.barbican.org.uk/artgallery. 

Opening hours: 23 March – 25 June 2017 
Saturday to Wednesday, 10am – 6pm / Thursday & Friday, 10am – 9pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 12noon – 6pm / Bank Holiday Fridays: 12noon – 9pm

Tickets
Standard: £14.50 / Concessions (OAP and unemployed): £12 / Students/14-17: £10 / Young Barbican: £5 (no booking fees) / Art Fund Members: £12 / Membership Plus: Unlimited free entry + guest / Membership: Unlimited free entry

You can read about The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 in these newspaper articles:

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/arts/the-japanese-house-architecture-and-life-after-1945-exhibition-review-a-superb-show-a3497096.html

http://londonist.com/london/art-and-photography/climb-inside-a-japanese-house-at-this-amazing-architecture-exhibition

http://www.cityam.com/261612/japanese-house-review-exhibition-exploring-japanese

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/mar/03/home-is-where-the-art-is-the-visionary-architects-who-shaped-japan

https://www.ft.com/content/9dc807cc-04b5-11e7-aa5b-6bb07f5c8e12

 

 

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting the exhibition with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant.

 

 

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