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