Yasuhiro Yamashita of Atelier TEKUTO flew to Guangzhou, China’s third largest city today. There, he will take part in a three-day international forum, “2017 Guangzhou International Design Forum,” (November 9-11, 2017) as the only Japanese lecturer.
This international forum is sponsored by Guangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Guangzhou Housing and Urban-Rural Construction Committee, and also by China’s largest architecture magazine, “Urban Environmental Design(UED).”
Thomas Herzog and Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects) are among the international speakers participating on the first day.
Yamashita will speak tomorrow, at a sub forum titled “Art Into City: Public Space & Public Art Forum” and his theme is “The Philosophy of Zen and Creative Architecture.”