University of Tokyo - Department of Architecture

Architectural Informatics Guest Lecture Sou Fujimoto

Architectural Informatics Guest Lecture 5

Between Nature and Architecture

Date and time: January 13, 2023 (Fri.) 18:00:~20:00 *Time schedule has been rescheduled to 18:00
Venue: HASEKO-KUMA HALL, Faculty of Engineering Building 11 map
Host: Yasushi Ikeda Architectural Informatics Research Lab.

Sou Fujimoto was born in Hokkaido in 1971.
Graduated from the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Tokyo University, he established Sou Fujimoto Architects in 2000.
Among his recent renowned projects is the 1st prize for the 2014 International Competition for the Second Folly of Montpellier, France (“L’Arbre Blanc”). Additionally in 2015, 2017 and 2018, he won several international competitions with 1st prize in various European countries. In Japan, he was selected as the Expo site design producer for the 2025 Japan International Exposition (Osaka/Kansai Expo). In 2021, he was selected as the designer Co-Innovation University (Tentative) in Hida Takayama city.

His notable works include; “House of Music” (2021), “MARUHON makiart terrace (Ishinomaki Cultural Center)” (2021), “SHIROIYA HOTEL” (2020), “L’Arbre Blanc” (2019), “Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013” (2013), “House NA” (2011), “Musashino Art University Museum & Library” (2010), “House N” (2008) and many more. 

Photo credit:
Left (c) David Vintiner
Right (c) Iwan Baan

Since we have received several requests for this event, we have made it possible to watch the event online.
Please contact the following address if you would like to watch the seminar online.
Contact: Architectural Informatics Lab.