Disaster reconstruction at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

By October 5, 2012Blog, NewsBites

At the Venice Biennale this past summer, post-disaster reconstruction in Japan after the Tohoku earthquake was one of the major themes. The Japanese Pavilion showcased a series of projects by young Japanese architects, and the Common Ground exhibition featured a project by Sanaa. In case you missed it, here is a quick round up of links and videos from designboom.

Coverage of the Japan Pavilion: The Toyo Ito-commissioned exhibition Architecture. Possible here? Home-for-all, a proposal to offer housing solutions for all the people who lost their homes in the great East Japan earthquake of 2011, specifically in the city of Rikuzentakata, features the work of Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto and Akihisa Hirata.

An interview with Sou Fujimoto

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