Akihisa Hirata: Tangling  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH NOVEMBER 2012

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Akihisa Hirata: TanglingHundreds of models by Japanese architect Akihisa Hirata are pinned onto the looping walls of an installation at the Architecture Foundation during The London Design Festival. The immersive installation allows visitors to walk around the study models and conceptual sketches which give us an insight into Hirata's view of architecture and ecology as a complex, interwoven tangle. Having recently won the Golden Lion award at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, Hirata is currently the focus of media attention and The Guardian names this show in its 'Ten of the Best' shortlist in which it previews highlights of The London Design Festival.

 

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Akihisa Hirata: Tangling - Akihisa Hirata, Tangling, photo by Daniel Hewitt

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Akihisa Hirata: Tangling, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 1 minute from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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Akihisa Hirata: Tangling, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 4 minutes from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Akihisa Hirata: Tangling
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