Yokohama Round invites experts from various fields for a roundtable discussion, conducting several rounds of dialogues and discussions. It kicked off in January 2017 prior to the opening of the Yokohama Triennale and will conclude at the closing of the Yokohama Triennale 2017.In Round 6 “New Public Space and Art,” architects and experts of urban planning, who have worked in Yokohama, will discuss the new relationship between architecture and art, as well as Yokohama’s city vision, diversity and transition of its urban environment, in relation to “connectivity” and “Isolation,” the theme of Yokohama Triennale 2017. This round will explore how public space could be transformed, and discuss the relations between art, architecture and the city, where diverse actors such as economy, nation, community and individual cross. Round 6 is co-organized by Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture "Y-GSA", Yokohama National University.
KOBAYASHI Shigenori (Researcher of Urban Planning / Emeritus Professor, Yokohama National University)
He is currently the President of Mori Foundation, Emeritus Professor of Yokohama National University and President of NPO OMY Area Management Association. Doctor of Engineering, from Department of Urban Engineering of Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo. He served as a professor of Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture “Y-GSA”, Yokohama National University, lecturer of Japan Women’s University, councilor of Regulatory Reform Committee, visiting research scholar of Committee of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the House of Councilors, President of City Planning Institute of Japan, among others. He has participated in numerous advisory boards of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for policymaking. He has also engaged in City Planning Vision for Tokyo, development of MM21 in Yokohama, city planning in the inner urban area of Yokohama, Excitement Yokohama 22, city planning for development of Umekita area of Osaka station and city planning of Nagoya station area. He was also the Chairman of the investigative commission of BID in Osaka. Recipient of Ishikawa Prize of the City Planning Institute of Japan (2007, 2010). His publications include Latest Area Management (Gakugei Shuppan Sha, 2015) and Area Management: Planning and Management by District Organizations (Gakugei Shuppan Sha, 2005).
NAITO Hiroshi (Architect / Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Born in Yokohama in 1950. After completing the master course at the Graduate School of Waseda University in 1976, he worked at the office of architect Fernand Higueras (Madrid, Spain, 1976-1978) as Chief Architect then at the office of architect Kiyonori Kikutake (1979-1981). In 1981, he established Naito Architect & Associates. He served as professor then Executive Vice President at the Graduate School of Engineering of University of Tokyo (2001-2011). He was appointed as Chairman of the Good Design Award Judging Committee (2007-2009). His works include Sea-Folk Museum, Chihiro Art Museum Azumino, Makino Museum of Plants and People, Bashamichi station, Shimane Arts Center, Hyugashi station, TORAYA Kyoto, Asahikawa station, Azumino City Hall, The Gymnasium in Shizuoka Prefecture Kusanagi Sports Complex, Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art & Design etc. His numerous publications include Hiroshi Naito’s perception and realization (Shokoku-sha, 2012), Hiroshi Naito, From Protoform To Protoscape 1&2 (TOTO Publishing, 2013, 2014), Naito Hiroshi - Ishimoto Yasuhiro: Space Sprits (ADP, 2013), Power of place (Okoku-sha, 2016) among others.
NISHIZAWA Ryue (Architect / Professor, Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture “Y-GSA,” Yokohama National University)
Born in Tokyo in 1966. He graduated from Yokohama National University with Master’s Degree in Architecture and joined Kazuyo Sejima & Associates in 1990. He established SANAA with Kazuyo Sejima in 1995 and Office of Ryue Nishizawa in 1997. He was awarded the Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan* (1998, 2006), Golden Lion for the most remarkable work in the exhibition Metamorph in the 9th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia* (2004), the Kunstpreis Berlin (Berlin Art Prize)* (2007), Pritzker Architecture Prize* (2010), Officier de L’ordre des Arts et des Letters, France (2011), 25th Murano Togo Prize (2012), the Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan (2012) among others. His main projects include Dior Omotesando*, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa*, Moriyama House, House A, New Museum of Contemporary Art*, Towada Art Center, Rolex Learning Center*, Teshima Art Museum, Hiroshi Senju Museum Karuizawa, Louvre-Lens*, United Church of Christ in Japan, Ikuta Church, Grace Farms*. (* indicates collaboration with Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA.)
KITAYAMA Koh (Architect / Emeritus Professor, Yokohama National University)
Born in 1950. He completed the master course at Yokohama National University. He co-founded WORKSHOP (architectural studio) in 1978. In 1995, he founded architecture WORKSHOP. He has served as professor at Y-GSA then at Hosei University since 2016. He has engaged in the plan of urban waterfront of Yokohama and the development of MM21 in Yokohama. In 2010, he served as commissioner of Japan Pavilion at the 12th Venice Biennale. His works include 10 C.T./G-Flat and Yutenji Apartments. Recipient of the Prize of AIJ (Architectural Design Division), Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, Japan Institute of Architects Award, among others. His publications include TOKYO METABOLIZING (TOTO Shuppan Co., 2010),Koh Kitayama Architectural Works in-between (ADP, 2014) among others.
|Dates||Monday, September 18, 2017|
|Holding Time||14:00-16:00 (Doors open at 13:30）|
|Venue||Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art|
|Admission fee||Free for ticket holders of Yokohama Triennale 2017 (Pre-registration necessary. Please show your ticket or ticket stub at the entrance of Lecture Hall.)|
|Application period||August 18, AM10:00 - September 17, 23:59 *This offer has been closed.|
|Organizer||Organizing Committee for Yokohama Triennale|