Struggling Cities: From Japanese Urban Projects in The 1960s

Struggling Cities: From Japanese Urban Projects in The 1960s

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WHO/WHAT: The Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu and Hawaii Pacific University will co-host the Japan Foundation traveling exhibition, “Struggling Cities: from Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s.”

Taking as its point of departure the various experimental ideas on the city that flourished in Japan in the 1960s and using a combination of diverse media — from architectural scale models to photographs and slides, along with animations and other audio-visuals — this exhibition examines various circumstances of Japanese and other cities up to the present day, and identifies in particular the distinctive aspects of those circumstances as they are manifested in present-day Tokyo.

WHEN/WHERE: Aug. 24 to Sept. 7 at Aloha Tower Market Place. The exhibition space is located across from the Welcome Center of Hawaii Pacific University on the first floor. Exhibition hours are daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

COST: Admission is free.

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