Crazy busy year and I hope to catch up on it all in near future. Studio with Maki was finished and this year studio is with Kazuyo Sejima ( ! )
In the meantime if any of you are in Tokyo I'd like to invite you to a fundraiser party this Friday to help pay for the community centre shown earlier. Architecture for Humanity is joining forces with Friends Holding Hands, Beyond Exposure and Supported By Music to throw a live rock infused bash at the Mercedes Benz Connection in Roppongi from early in the evening to early in the morning.
Check out the facebook page for more info or drop me a line and I will be happy to send details.
keio university's architecture program is probably the best kept secret in the country. Hidden away on a campus an hour from tokyo the curriculum is wide open and connected to a campus-wide project aimed at dealing with climate change and innovation. students of economics can take courses in architecture and vice versa but we all are expected to take part in real projects somewhere in the world. there are a few starchitects on the faculty but mostly we are focused on making a difference.