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The influence of Japanese architecture

06 July 18:30 - 20:00
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, Benjamin West Lecture Theatre
Burlington House

In this panel discussion, drawing to a close the RA’s Architecture Awards Week, discover how the architecture of Japan, from its innovative housing designs to its traditional building methods, has inspired generations of architects.


From the metabolists to the minimalist, Japan’s architects have consistently produced some of the most influential buildings.


Join us as we continue to celebrate the work of the inaugural Royal Academy Architecture Prize winner Itsuko Hasegawa with a discussion on the far-reaching influence of Japanese architecture.


Speakers include:


Itsuko Hasegawa - winner of the inaugural Royal Academy Architecture Prize (translated by Sakiko Kohashi)

Peter Salter - architect and Professor of Architectural Design at the University of Cardiff 

Takeshi Hayatsu - founder, Hayatsu Architects 


And more to be announced…