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2020.5.7

ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM to Present Live Online Program “Kengo Kuma and Akihiro Nishizawa Talk about Architecture and Design after the Corona” on YouTube from 7 PM on May 14th (Thu)

ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM by Warehouse TERRADA will present a live online program on short notice from 7 PM on May 14th (Thu) on live on YouTube. The title is “Kengo Kuma and Akihiro Nishizawa Talk about Architecture and Design after the Corona -ARCHI-DEPOT x Creative Night.” (available in Japanese)

ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM is currently closed in order to prevent infection and spread of COVID-19. During this period, the museum is focusing on improving its online content and trying to convey the aestheticism of architecture and architectural models to more people.
This is a collaboration with Creative Night by Eight Branding Design Inc., a talk event series with creators from various fields. It is realized since one of ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM’s concepts “Expansion of possibilities in the architectural area” was received empathy from Eight Branding Design.

One of the speakers is a branding designer, Akihiro Nishizawa, a representative of Eight Branding Design and an advocate of “architectural thinking.” Another speaker is the architect, Kengo Kuma. He is a major user of ARCHI-DEPOT ONLINE, an architectural model storage service by ARCHI-DEPOT. Both of them have been active at the forefront of each field, and they will discuss what they are now considering about architecture and design using the following keywords: architectural thinking after the COVID-19 crisis; the connection between architecture and branding; and the value of architectural models.
Please see the following for details.

[Overview of the Program]

Title           : Kengo Kuma and Akihiro Nishizawa Talk about Architecture and Design after the Corona -ARCHI-DEPOT x Creative Night
Language  : Japanese
Date and Time: 7:00 PM-8:10 PM on May 14th (Thu), 2020
Charge      : Free
U   R   L     : ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM YouTube Channel  https://www.youtube.com/c/archidepotmuseum
For details to watch the program, please see the following ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM website and its official social media.
Website     : https://archi-depot.com/en/
Twitter       : https://twitter.com/archidepot
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/archi_depot
Facebook   : https://www.facebook.com/archidepottokyo

About ARCHI-DEPOT

ARCHI-DEPOT is an exhibition and storage facility to promote the true value of architectural models and architectural culture.

– ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM https://archi-depot.com/en/
In order to convey the beauty of architectural culture, ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM presents a special exhibition every few months. Based on the concept of each exhibition, architectural models, working drawings, photographs, videos, sketches, and other materials are exhibited. Its innovative approaches bring new discoveries in architectural culture.

– Backroom Visiting
Architectural models are acclaimed as valuable materials to interpret architects’ thinking process and also as high-quality artworks. ARCHI-DEPOT’s model warehouse specializes only in the storage of architectural models and stores more than 600 works entrusted by architects and architectural firms. Additionally, a part of the models is displayed and opened to the museum visitors for a limited time (an application required at the reception).
Please refer to the following website for the time schedule.
U R L: https://archi-depot.com/exhibition/backroom-visiting

– ARCHI-DEPOT ONLINE https://online.archi-depot.com
ARCHI-DEPOT ONLINE is the world’s first online service offering storage functions in addition to viewing features and the ability to create portfolios of architectural models for the purpose of introducing the culture of architectural models and up-and-coming architects to the world. The models can be stored in ARCHI-DEPOT’s model warehouse through this service.

For Inquiries about the exhibition and ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM

ARCHI-DEPOT MUSEUM
E-MAIL: info.archi-depot@terrada.co.jp

About Warehouse TERRADA

Company Name: Warehouse TERRADA
Representative: President & CEO, Kohei Terada
Address: 2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
Foundation: October 1950
URL: http://www.terrada.co.jp/
Contact: Warehouse TERRADA PR Group E-MAIL: pr@terrada.co.jp

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