[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.