• Thursday , 5 December 2019

AAI Lecture: Atelier Bow-Wow


Date: 11.04.19
Time: 7pm
Location:Thomas Davis Theatre, Trinity College Dublin

Architectural Behaviorology
The development of modern technology and industry in the 20th century has constructed a barrier between our everyday life and local resources such as nature, human skills, and their knowledge. Architectural Behaviorology is the practice’s architectural design method which focuses on creating better accessibility to such resources. The objective is to cultivate these resources in order to rediscover their forgotten potential through the lens of ethnographical networks and activate them by proposing an architectural design.

Momoyo Kaijima
Momoyo Kaijima graduated from the Faculty of Domestic Science at Japan Women’s University in 1991. She founded Atelier Bow-Wow with Yoshiharu Tsukamoto in 1992.

She served as an assistant professor at the Art and Design School of the University of Tsukuba during 2000-2009, and continues to teach there as an associate professor. From 2017 she has been serving as a Professor of Architectural Behaviorology at ETHZ.

While engaging in design projects for houses, public buildings and station plazas, she has conducted numerous investigations of the city through architecture such as Made in Tokyo and Pet Architecture. She is the curator of the Japan Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.


Note there is a standard entry fee of €5 for non-AAI members, with the option of purchasing an official CPD receipt for an additional €5.

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