Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006

This exhibition is made in cooperation with the Architectural Institute of Japan. It focuses on Japanese architecture of 1996-2006, with the aim of conveying accurate picture of Japan’ s architectural profession in those ten years, during which it generated new forms of value through fine-tuned designs adapted to the evolving demands of the times.

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September 2 - October 15, 2017
Boléro (Versoix cultural center) (Geneva, Switzerland)

February 22 - March 15, 2017
I. Repin St.Petersburg State Academy Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (St. Petersburg, Russia)

December 4, 2016 - January 29, 2017
Schusev State Museum of Architecture (Moscow, Russia)

November 11 - December 4, 2016
Krasnodar Regional Art Museum named after F.A. Kovalenko (Krasnodar, Russia)

October 1 - 14, 2016
Turkmenistan Museum of Fine Arts (Ashgabat, Turkmenistan)

August 4 - 28, 2016
Orient Museum (Lisbon, Portugal)

May 10 - 31, 2016
National Gallery (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

February 18 - March 17, 2016
Modern Art Museum (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

October 1 - November 21, 2015
Museum of Modern Art of Barranquilla (Barranquilla, Columbia)

September 4 - 11, 2015
Faculty of Architecture, National University of Asuncion (San Lorenzo, Paraguay)

August 10 - 21, 2015
Paraguayan-Japanese Center for Human Resource Development (Asuncion, Paraguay)

April 24 - June 5, 2015
Ruben Dario National Theater (Managua, Nicaragua)

Cover of exhibition catalogueExhibition Catalogue Issued

An exhibition catalogue of "Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006" has been published as a spring edition of The Japan Architect, a quarterly magazine in English and Japanese.

Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006 Japan Architect, Sprig issue, vol. 65, 2007 (Tokyo: Shinkenchiku-sha)

Price in Japan: ¥2,381 (tax excluded)
Prices are subject to change without notice. To order a catalogue, please click here.

Read an essay on the exhibition written by Hiroshi Matsukuma in Wochi Kochi Magazine

Photo of 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Photo of The Gallary of Horyuji Tresures at the Tokyo National Museum

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Designed by Sejima and Nishizawa and Associates
Photo by SANAA

The Gallary of Horyuji Tresures at the Tokyo National Museum
Designed by Yoshio Taniguchi
Photo by Toshiharu Kitajima

Photo of Sendai Mediatheque

Photo of Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library

Sendai Mediatheque
Designed by Toyoo Ito
Photo by NAKASA & PARTNERS INC.

Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library
Designed by Fumio Toki Associates
Photo by Satoru Mishima of Nikkei Business Publishing, Inc.

Photo of Prada Boutique Aoyama

Prada Boutique Aoyama
Designed by Herzog & de Meuron associated with Takenaka Corporation Design Section
Photo by Nakasa & Partners Inc

Photo of Maison Hermès

Maison Hermès
Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Rena Duma, and Michio Jinushi of Takenaka Corporation Design Section
Photo by Japan-Architect of Shinkenchiku-sha

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