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Photomontage: Crafting the Future: Tokyo and Japan

The AIA Committee on Design held a joint conference "Crafting the Future" in Toyko and Japan, November 13-19 2011. This is a photomontage of their explorations. You can contribute photos by joining the Flickr group! #NWPR #CommitteeonDesign #japan


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Crafting the Future Japan: Transcripts

Transcripts from seminars as part of COD/NWPR AIA Japan Conference #Pirotta #Tohoku #Tsunami #Reconstruction #Kobayashi #CraftingtheFutureJapan

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Video: Taisei Corporation Technology Center

Taisei Corporation, a top design build firm in Japan, showed a video of the activities of their R&D center #TaiseiCorporation #CraftingtheFutureJapan #Innovation #technology #ResearchandDevelopment #DesignBuild

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Video: Shirakawa-go gassho style thatched roof

Short video of the attic space showing the tied timber connections of the gassho style roofs of Japanese folk houses. In the Wada house were this video was shot, silk worms were raised on the second floor to provide supplementary income. #Gassho #Shirakawago #CraftingtheFutureJapan ...

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Video: Umimirai Library Kanazawa

Short video clips of the first level and mezzanine level of the Umimirai Library in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture Japan from the Crafting the Future Conference. #Kanazawa #japan #CraftingtheFuture #COD

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Video: A walk down Osanbashi pier in Yokohama

A brief video of the award winning design by Foreign Office Architects for the Osanbashi pier in Yokohama #TraditionofInnovation #CommitteeonDesign #Yokohama #CraftingtheFutureJapan

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Video: Kengo Kuma's GC Prostho Entry

Video of the Entry of the GC Prostho Research Center in Kusagai City. Kengo Kuma used approx 6000 hinoki (japanese cypress) sticks based on a concept from a children's toy. #GCProstho #TraditionofInnovation #CraftingtheFutureJapan #CommitteeonDesign #KengoKuma

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Mori Tokyo Model Video

Video of the Model of Tokyo that Mori company uses as a development/planning tool. With Michael Madigan and Toshio Yabe discussing how it came about. #CommitteeonDesign #Tokyo #CraftingtheFutureJapan #TraditionofInnovation #Mori

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