sou fujimoto to speak at the BODW forum 2013
 
sou fujimoto to speak at the BODW forum 2013 sou fujimoto to speak at the BODW forum 2013
nov 04, 2013

sou fujimoto to speak at the BODW forum 2013


sou fujimoto to speak at the BODW forum 2013
image © iwan baan

 

 

 

sou fujimoto is invited to be a speaker of the 2013 BODW forum in hong kong to share his points of view on the relationship between nature and the man-made environment–architecture. 2013 has marked a significant year for the japanese architect, who became the youngest participant to realize the serpentine gallery pavilion, situated in london’s kensington gardens. the fluid open installation was constructed to offer multi-functional purposes for people’s engagement, while standing as a piece of art with a revere and humble heart for its green urban environment. fujimoto wanted to create a place where people could relax and contemplate, and provide users with a variety of activities in which to spend their time–where people’s behavior would be just as diverse as the architecture in which they interacted. his other notable works include ‘house N’ (2008), the ‘musashino art university museum & library’, (2010) and ‘house NA’ (2011). in 2012, he was awarded the golden lion at the venice architecture biennale for his contribution to the japanese pavilion.

 

 


‘house NA’ by sou fujimoto
image © iwan baan

 

 

 

 
sou fujimoto is scheduled to speak on the opening day of the forum, december 5th, 2013, during the business of design week (BODW) that will be held at the hong kong convention and exhibition centre from december 2-7, 2013.

 

for more information, please visit www.bodw.com, and our BODW facebook page and twitter.

 

 

 


‘2013 serpentine gallery pavilion’ by sou fujimoto
image © iwan baan

 

 


‘final wooden house’ by sou fujimoto
image © iwan baan

 

 


‘musashino art university museum’ by sou fujimoto
image © daici ano

 

 


sou fujimoto
image © david vintiner

  • I love you, you the Challenger!

    greeny says:
  • beautiful mind … pure spirited gentleman … wish my country gave value to artists and geneses … they see us as freaks of nature … because we see them for who they are … we are connected to the universe in ways they can’t understand … Peace brother sou fujimoto … if you can speak to the world about our struggle to liberate the poor … Yahweh will look to a better end of this world …

    Allen Gervais Comettant says:

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