Lecture “Naoki Terada – Scale, Space, Deformation”
- When: 25 July 2013 | 18:00 – 20:00
- Where: Auditorium, TCDC
25 July 2013 / 18:00 – 20:00
Get to know Naoki Terada, the Japanese architecture who created “Terada Mokei”, 1/100 scale paper models for architectural design. Terada’s models reflect the identity of world’s major cities; Tokyo, New York and Amsterdam, including a newly launched special model of “Bangkok” which displays the symbols of Thailand such as Tuk Tuk, public motorcycle, and street food through the perspective of this brilliant Japanese architect. In this lecture, Terada will talk about the idea and concept of Terada Mokei with video.
Terada Mokei was established with a view to exploring the potential for modeling, which is created by scaling things down and giving them detail, through models. This reflects our belief that when real items are replaced with models, the latter have an essence of reality, stuffed with dreams, and the potential to become more vibrant than their originals. Tarada also considers it important to enjoy the process of assembling models and hopes to convey the fun of assembling models and playing with your imagination.
About Naoki Terada
Naoki Terada is an architect, designer, modeler and culinary specialist. He graduated from Architectural Department, School of Science & Technology, Meiji University in 1989, then completed the diploma course of the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA school) in the UK in 1994. He founded Terada Design first-class architect office in 2003 and established Terada Mokei in 2011.
Please reserve your seat in advance at TCDC Information Counter, tel. 02 664-8448 ext. 213, 214 (Closed Mondays), or via Online Reservation system.
1. Conducted in English only.
2. On-site registration opens one hour before the scheduled start time. For those who have made advance reservation, please register to confirm your seat at least 30 minutes
before the event starts.
3. Parking fee is subject to The Emporium’s terms and conditions. TCDC will provide free 2-hour parking coupon for attendees.
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