Go Hasegawa

Amplitude in the Experience of Space

Series: Evening Lecture
Date: Friday 9 June 2017
Time: 18:30
Venue: Lecture Hall
Running time: 92 mins

“Architectural spaces can take away or awaken the abilities and sensations that us humans possess innately. Through practice, I have always been conscious of this — how can we expand our abilities and sensations with architectural spaces? In this lecture, I will discuss the aforementioned topic, especially from the point of views of spatial dimension, gravity, and time, through a presentation of my various projects.”

-      Go Hasegawa

Go Hasegawa (b. 1977, Saitama) is a Japanese architect based in Tokyo. Hasegawa graduated with a Master of Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002, after which he worked at Taira Nishizawa Architects before establishing Go Hasegawa & Associates in 2005. He has taught as a visiting professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio in Switzerland, Oslo School of Architecture and Design in Norway, and the University of California, Los Angeles in the United States. Currently, he is John T. Dunlop Design Critic in Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has received a number of awards, including the 2008 Shinkenchiku Prize and the 2014 AR Design Vanguard. In 2015, he received his PhD in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. His first monograph, “Go Hasegawa Works” was published by TOTO Publishers in 2012 and a new monograph was recently published by a+u in January 2017.

Copies of A+U 556 Go Hasegawa: Amplitude in the Experience of Space will be sold on the night in the Lecture Hall. 

Image: House in Gotanda by Go Hasegawa. Image credit:Shinkenchiku-sha

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