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Salon Bow-Wow
Salon Bow-Wow

[Lecture] Friday, May 5, 6:30 PM


Momoyo Kaijima and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto,  co-founders of Atelier Bow-Wow in Tokyo, ahighly-regarded architectural firm, are founding members of ArchiAid, a groupof architects who came together to contribute to the recovery of Tohoku. Afterthe disaster on March 11, 2011, Kaijima and Tsukamoto began visiting the OshikaPeninsula, a remote area of Miyagi Prefecture known for its fishingvillages.  Tsukamoto designed Core House,a small house that can expand incrementally, and Kaijima, much to her surprise,started a fisherman’s school.  The duowill discuss the role of an architect in post-disaster revitalization, andtheir findings from their work in Tohoku for the last six years.  Followed by a reception.


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