The Japan Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2021

The Japan Foundation organizes Japan’s national participation at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, held from May 22 through November 21, 2021. Kozo Kadowaki (Associate Professor, Meiji University / Partner, Associates) has been selected as the curator of the Japan Pavilion.

Outline of the Biennale

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition
Theme How will we live together?
Director Hashim Sarkis
Venues Giardini di Castello, Arsenale, etc.
Dates Saturday, May 22 – Sunday, November 21, 2021
Official Website

Catalog of the Japan Pavilion

Co-ownership of Action: Trajectories of Elements
cover photo of Catalog of the Japan Pavilion First published on August, 2020
Supervisor: Kozo Kadowaki
Publisher: TOTO Publishing (TOTO LTD.)
Total pages: 208 pages
Language: Japanese / English
Size: 210×168mm
ISBN: 978-4-88706-386-0
Price: EUR 21.10
*Available on TOTO Publishing online shop and on Idea Books online shop .

Press Release


The Japan Foundation
Visual Arts Section
Arts and Culture Dept.
Persons in charge: Kaneko (Ms.), Miwa (Ms.), Date (Ms.)
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