DOUBLE EDGE Lecture Series: Matsurou Sasaki
President, SAPS/Sasaki and Partners, Tokyo; Professor, Hosei University, Tokyo
Monday, March 03, 2008
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Perloff Hall (Decafe)
Matsurou Sasaki, a professor at Hosei University, founded SAPS/Sasaki and Partners in 2002. Sasaki conducts experiments into new structural possibilities for architecture focusing on research that concentrates on redefinding mathematical principles that allow buildings to escape rigid geometric forms and take on more biomorphic shapes. Some of his key projects include Kazuyo Seijima Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA; Kakamigahara Funeral Hall in Gifu, Japan with architect Toyo Ito and Kitagata Community Center in Gifu, Japan with architect Arata Isozaki.
About Lecture Series: 'DOUBLE EDGE'
Japan and Los Angeles form the eastern and western edges of the world, and diverse cultures and technological advances have flowed to and accumulated at these edges. This series will connect those edges to create a new center for the world and a platform for projecting the future of technology, culture and design around the globe.