Archinect - Exhibitions Held by University of Hawaii at Manoa, The School of Architecture (UHMSOA) 2022-12-06T03:25:30-05:00 How Did Architects Respond Immediately After 3/11 – The Great East Japan Earthquake rhealyn 2014-04-17T05:25:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T23:20:31-04:00 <p><strong>Description:</strong><br>On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake and a massive tsunami hit the Tohoku region of Japan. It was the most powerful earthquake to ever hit Japan leaving homes, buildings, towns completely destroyed. This catastrophic event left architects wondering &ldquo;what architecture could accomplish in such a situation.&rdquo; How Did Architects Respond Immediately After 3/11 (The Great East Japan Earthquake) is an exhibition that was assembled by The Japan Foundation with the intention to exhibit &nbsp;the diversity of approaches to post disaster architecture that was implemented by architects in the 3/11 disaster zones of Japan. The response from architects can be divided into three phases. These phases are still being planned out and implemented today.&nbsp;<br>1)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Emergency Responses<br>2)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Temporary Housing<br>3)&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Reconstruction Projects<br>At this exhibition, you can expect to gain a deeper understanding of the numerous people and their projects that helped realize a path to recovery. There w...</p> “Studies in Silence” - Personal Feedback rhealyn 2014-03-27T18:30:31-04:00 >2014-03-31T22:39:29-04:00 <p>Having Helsinki Architect Juhani Pallasmaa at our school was such a big deal, especially having it around the same time as the ARCC. He's well known all over the world for his work, both architecture and writing. Surprised when I met him that he was incredibly humble. Very sweet man.&nbsp;</p><p>I have come to learn that he has an "American" mother here in Hawaii, as so he refers to her as. Juhani Pallasmaa studied abroad in America when he was younger, and he had a host family. They were located some place in the mainland, I forgot where, but it just so happens that his host family moved to Hawaii. Professor Magi successfully got a hold of the host mother and she came down to University of Hawaii at Manoa to see him. It was a wonderful, unexpected family reunion! Juhani's American mother has a son at University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business.&nbsp;</p><p>After his lecture, there were many questions asked. Many of them were asking for Juhani's opinion on certain things. I remember one, "Wh...</p> Details, Details, Details - an exhibition by American Craft Council Master Tom Loeser rhealyn 2014-02-24T01:25:00-05:00 >2014-04-21T23:21:04-04:00 <p>To play, to twist, to bend, to mold, to shear, to connect, to stretch, to color, to discover all the many ways to manipulate wood is what Tom Loeser teaches and practices. The School of Architecture at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is excited to host an exhibition by Tom Loeser called &ldquo;Details, Details, Details.&rdquo; The Exhibition runs from March 20 &ndash; April 10, 2014 at the Haigo and Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, 2nd floor. Tom Loeser will present an open carving and milk paint workshop on Tuesday, March 18th from 12pm &ndash; 3pm. Loeser has exhibited widely in the United States and internationally since the 1980s. He is a Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently serves as Chair of the Art Department. In 2013, Loeser was elected to the American Craft Council College of Fellows. &nbsp;In a video on the American Craft Council website (link below), Loeser comments that people are familiar and comfortable with furniture forms making furniture derived objects partic...</p> “Studies in Silence” - an exhibition by Helsinki Architect Juhani Pallasmaa rhealyn 2014-01-29T20:50:57-05:00 >2014-03-27T18:22:45-04:00 <p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Ever wondered how and where creativity comes from? Juhani Pallasmaa, a Helsinki architect, is able to share his design and inspiration process in &ldquo;thirteen themes.&rdquo;</p><p>This year, the School of Architecture at UH Manoa is excited to announce a unique architectural showcasing of Juhani Pallasmaa.</p><p>Juhani Pallasmaa is a professor at a couple universities and also is a practicing architect at his own firm, Arkkitehtitoimisto Juhani Pallasmaa KY, in Helsinki. This exhibition will be located in the Gallery (2nd floor) of the School of Architecture from January 31 &ndash; March 5 and is open to the public.</p><p>Juhani will introduce his invigorating &ldquo;thirteen themes&rdquo; of his work which interplays his design inspirations through thought and form. Some of these works include visuals furniture pieces, fixtures, illustrations, architecture projects, and more. If you are curious of how the creative mind works or just looking for your own design inspirations, this exhibition will more than just scrape the surface....</p>