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Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima and Sou Fujimoto donate works to auction for disaster-relief charity Home for All

October 31, 2018 Augusta Pownall 0

Leading Japanese architects have offered up drawings, models and other original works to raise funds for Home for All, the non-profit organisation set up by Toyo Ito following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Sou Fujimoto, Kazuyo Sejima, Junja Ishigami and Fumihiko Maki are among the architects that have donated items to be auctioned online. The auction site launched on the final

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RIBA announces student winners of President’s Medals 2017

December 6, 2017 India Block 0

A novel response to London’s housing crisis and a study of the stark living quarters of Welsh quarrymen in the 1800s were just two of the student projects recognised by this year’s RIBA President’s Medals. The seven student winners received their awards at a ceremony hosted by the Royal Institute of British Architects in central

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Toto presents the work of Japanese architects and students

September 18, 2017 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0

Dezeen promotion: Japanese bathroom brand Toto is hosting an exhibition in London, exploring how European study has affected the work of 20 Japanese architects and architecture students. Called Toshindai: Life-sized, the exhibition is curated by Japanese Junction, a group of Japanese architects based in London. It takes place at Toto’s London showroom from 20 September to

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Toto presents the work of Japanese architects and students

September 18, 2017 Gunseli Yalcinkaya 0

Dezeen promotion: Japanese bathroom brand Toto is hosting an exhibition in London, exploring how European study has affected the work of 20 Japanese architects and architecture students. Called Toshindai: Life-sized, the exhibition is curated by Japanese Junction, a group of Japanese architects based in London. It takes place at Toto’s London showroom from 20 September to

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Anime Architecture exhibition showcases the fictional worlds created for Japan’s animated movies

August 1, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

The highly detailed drawings used to create the backdrops of animated Japanese movies like Ghost in the Shell are the focus of a new exhibition in London. Currently on show at House of Illustration, Anime Architecture pays tribute to the artists and designers behind some of the best-loved anime films, from Akira to Patlabor: The Movie, and Metropolis. These creative

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“A golden age of architectural drawing awaits”

June 21, 2017 Owen Hopkins 0

The advent of 3D-modelling software may not spell the end for architectural drawing after all, says Owen Hopkins. Architectural drawing is in crisis, one that’s arguably been brewing since the 1980s, with the advent of the first commercially available CAD packages and the new freedoms for the screen. Yet, the real revolution came with the arrival of

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