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MA series continues: MA in Contemporary Architecture

Front view of the Kokakuin University Education Center building.
Kogakuin University 125th Memorial Education Center, designed by Chiba Manabu Architects, constructed 2012. Photo by Masao Nishikawa.

June 17, 2021

UW Japan Studies professor of architecture Ken Tadashi Oshima will join Hitoshi Abe (UCLA) to host the second event of JAPAN HOUSE LA’s lecture series on the application of MA (time/space consciousness) in a variety of cultural spheres. This webinar in the Rethinking of MA Webinar Series will examine MA in Japanese contemporary architecture. Manabu Chiba, Professor of Tokyo University and Principal of Chiba Manabu Architects, will share his views about the role of MA in the design of contemporary public space, where MA is translated as “Relationship/Distance between people.”

Watch full lecture now at JAPAN HOUSE LA’s website. This event is hosted by JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles and supported by the UW Japan Studies Program, the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, and xLAB.

If you missed the first webinar in the series, “MA in Contemporary Art” see the recorded event at Japan House

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