Akihisa Hirata: Tangling  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH NOVEMBER 2012

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, Ground Floor East, Bankside, 136-148 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU
 
 
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Daily, 12noon-6pm during London Design Festival, from Sun 16 - Sun 23 Sep | Following the LDF Tue to Sat 12noon-6pm
 
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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.

 

About The Architecture Foundation

Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches lives. From its Carmody Groarke-designed headquarters in Southwark, the foundation cultivates new talent and ideas through a programme of lectures, debates, film screenings, awards, commissions and competitions. More about The Architecture Foundation

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

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

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


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