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WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

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WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

World Architecture Community has kicked off a series of Live Interview Series on April 26, 2020. WAC's Live Interview Series are arranged as 20-25-minute sessions to deliver a light and fast-paced discussion on the architects' design philosophy in general and shaped around a specific theme regarding the architects’/the office’s body of work. 

World Architecture Community is proud to present new live interviews with visionary architects and designers with thought-provoking topics in October and November. After a successful edition of the series in 2020, WAC continues to welcome world-renowned urbanists, architects and designers from all over the world with different themes.

WAC's October 2021 program kicks off with Oppenheim Architecture founder Chad Oppenheim and African design advocate Titi Ogufere, the founder of Design Week Lagos.

View the WAC Live Interview Series Upcoming Schedule

4 November 2021: Laura Narvaez / 10:00am GMT / 12:00pm (CET)

19 November 2021: Kengo Kuma / 18:00pm (JST) / 09:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CET)

Here's the confirmed schedule of WAC's new Live Sessions which will be held in weekly periods.


November 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Laura Narvaez. Image © Rob Sheeran

Thursday, November 4

Laura Narvaez, Associate Partner in the Urban Design Group at Foster + Partners 

Academician and urban designer Laura Narvaez will be WAC's new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series.

The talk will discuss the principles and multi-dimensional facets of smart and micro-urbanism and will rethink how these urbanism principles are changing in the post-Covid era.

Holding an important position at Foster + Partners as an urban scientist since 2015, Narvaez will talk about Foster + Partners' recent projects. The session aims to elaborate three questions: 

  • What types of urban morphologies have emerged in urban planning with the global pandemic?
  • Are we redefining "inclusive urban environments" at a time when physical distances are dominating architecture?
  • Are we moving from people-oriented to data-centric design in urban planning with the global pandemic? 

Laura Narvaez will be in conversation with WAC's editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Thursday, November 4 on WAC's Instagram account.

Title and details of the session will be shared later.

Date: Thursday, 4 November / 10:00am GMT / 12:00pm (CET)

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image © J.C.Carbonne

Friday, November 19

Kengo Kuma, the founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates

Acclaimed Japanese architect will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Kuma will talk about the studio’s recent projects and focus on the significance of material, craft and "smallness" in architecture. WAC’s new live talk will elaborate these three questions below:

  • Why wood matters in Kuma’s architecture? 
  • How is the interior-exterior relationship redefined in Kuma's architecture in the post-Covid period? 
  • What is the importance of “small architecture” in studio’s philosphy?

Title and details of the session will be shared later.

Date: Friday, 19 November / 18:00pm (JST) / 09:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CET)

Venue: WAC Instagram


In September 2020, we held Live Sessions with Carlo Ratti, Dominique Perrault, BIG's Jamie Maslyn Larson and SO-IL founders Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg

In WAC's October 2020 program, we held discussions with Istanbul Design Biennial curator Mariana Pestana, 3XN founder and principal Kim Herforth Nielsen, Japanese architect Toshiko Mori and UNStudio founder and principal Ben van Berkel.

In WAC's November 2020 program, we held discussion with Richard Hassell, co-founding director of Singapore-based architecture office WOHA. 

In WAC's December 2020 program, we held discussion with Anupama Kundoo, founder of Anupama Kundoo Architects.

In WAC's January 2021 program, we held sessions with Bali-based architect Alexis Dornier and Hanif Kara, Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology- Harvard GSD, co-founder of AKT II.

In WAC's February 2021 program, we held a live talk with speculative architect Liam Young.

In WAC's March 2021 program, we held discussions with Sean Gallagher of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Zaha Hadid Architects principal Patrik Schumacher and Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and Kéré Architecture's lead architect Jeanne Autran-Edorh

See WAC's previous Live Sessions below:


September 2020

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Carlo Ratti. Image © Sara Magni

Tuesday, September 8

Carlo Ratti

Carlo Ratti, founding partner of Carlo Ratti Associati and director of the Senseable City Lab at MIT, will speak to WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Tuesday, September 8. 

Ratti, who is behind significant tech-driven projects, will discuss the future of mobility and the autonomous world, as well as the recent projects of the studio.

Details about Carlo Ratti's session can be found on this page

Theme: The Future of Mobility and Towards the Autonomous World 

Date: Tuesday, September 8th/ 12:30pm (GMT) / 14:30pm (CEST).

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Dominique Perrault. Image © Alexandre Tabaste

Tuesday, September 15

Dominique Perrault

French architect and urban planner Dominique Perrault, founder of Dominique Perrault Architecture and Director of the 2021 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, will discuss "CROSSROADS Building the Resilient City", the theme of the SBAU 2021. 

Dominique Perrault will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Tuesday, September 15. 

Details about Dominique Perrault's session can be found on this page.

Theme: CROSSROADS Building the Resilient City

Date: Tuesday, September 15th/ 13:00pm (GMT) / 15:00pm (CEST).

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Jamie Maslyn Larson. Image courtesy of BIG

Wednesday, September 23

Jamie Maslyn Larson

Jamie Maslyn Larson, ASLA PLA, landscape architect and Director of Landscape Architecture at Bjarke Ingels Group. Jamie Maslyn Larson will be in conversation with Pappal Suneja, WAC's India Country Editor and Research Scholar, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Germany.

Themed as "Building Nature into Cities", the session will explore BIG's current projects and the role of landscape and natural environment in architecture by focusing on "Hedonistic Sustainability".

Details about Jamie Maslyn Larson's session can be found on this page.

Theme: Building Nature into Cities

Date: Wednesday, September 23rd/ 15:00pm (GMT) / 17:00pm (CEST) / 11:00am (EST).

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg. Image courtesy of SO-IL

Tuesday, September 29

Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg

Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg, the founders of SO-IL - a New York-based interdisciplinary architecture and design firm, will be new guests of WAC's Live Interview Series. Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg will be in conversation with Pappal Suneja, WAC's India Country Editor and Research Scholar, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau, Germany.

Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg will discuss the role of artistic interventions in architecture and contribution to the identity of cultural institutions exploring dynamics between active participants, the building itself and the public space.

The discussion will be shaped around the recent works of SO-IL: Murmuration and Beeline.

Details about Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg's session can be found on this page.

Date: Tuesday, September 29th/ 11:00am (EST) / 15:00pm (GMT) / 17:00pm (CEST).

Venue: WAC Instagram


October 2020

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Mariana Pestana, image © Daniel Oduntan

Thursday, October 8

Mariana Pestana

Mariana Pestana is London-based, Portuguese architect and curator of the 5th edition of Istanbul Design Biennial, with Sumitra Upham (Curator of Programmes) and Billie Muraben (Assistant Curator & Deputy Editor). The Biennial will be held under the theme of Empathy Revisited: designs for more than one, which will open its doors on 15 October 2020. The Biennial is planned as an ongoing program until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Mariana Pestana, who is the third woman architect curating the Istanbul Design Biennial, after Beatriz Colomina with Mark Wigley for the 3rd edition of Istanbul Design Biennial and Zoë Ryan for the 2nd edition of Istanbul Design Biennial.

Pestana will discuss the theme of the Biennial and its new format with the new ways of representations throughout the Istanbul Design Biennial. WAC's live session will be hosted by Dr. Hatice Ozhisar, WAC's UK Country Reporter.

Details about Mariana Pestana's session can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, October 8th/ 11:00am (GMT) / 13:00pm (CEST) / 14:00pm Turkey Time. 

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Kim Herforth Nielsen. Image courtesy of 3XN

Thursday, October 15

Kim Herforth Nielsen

Kim Herforth Nielsen is founding partner and principal of 3XN, a Danish architecture studio based in Copenhagen, will be our new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series. The session will be moderated by Lola Kleindouwel, WAC's Netherlands Reporter. 

Kim Herforth Nielsen will discuss the studio’s recent projects, including a sinuous Olympic House in Lausanne and Sydney's new Fish Market, focusing on the performance of the buildings in terms of material, use and the behaviour design converged with the work of GXN, a sister company of 3XN to innovate and apply new knowledge and technologies into the studio's body of work. 

The transformation of the office spaces in the post-Covid era will also be at the heart of the discussion over 3XN’s cube Berlin - cube Berlin is described as "Europe’s next generation smart office" by incorporating the latest advances in sustainability, design, digitization, and comfort. 

Details about Kim Herforth Nielsen's session can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, October 15th/ 12:00pm (GMT) / 14:00pm (CEST).

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Toshiko Mori. Image © Ralph Gibson

Thursday, October 22

Toshiko Mori

Japanese architect Toshiko Mori, FAIA, the founder and principal of New York-based studio Toshiko Mori Architect, will be our new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series. 

Toshiko Mori will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Thursday, October 22. 

The session will focus on the two key works of the studio: Thread Artists’ Residency and Cultural Center in Sinthian, Senegal completed in 2015 and Fass School and Teachers’ Residence in Fass, Senegal completed in 2019, while the session will also try to understand the design intentions by exploring the dialectic relationship between innovation, local sources and context - which all might be a driving force of authenticity. 

Details about Toshiko Mori's session can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, October 22nd/ 10:00am (EST) / 14:00pm (GMT) / 16:00pm (CEST) 

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image © Els Zweerink

Thursday, October 29

Ben van Berkel

Ben van Berkel, FAIA, the founder and principal of UNStudio and founder of UNSense, will be our new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Ben van Berkel will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Thursday, October 29.

WAC’s new Live Session will delve into the changing face of the infrastructure hubs: metro stations and airports in terms of materiality, use and re-programming. The session will focus on UNStudio’s recent projects: Schiphol Airport, Doha Metro Network and Hardt Hyperloop.

Details about Ben van Berkel's session can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, October 29th/ 09:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CEST) 

Venue: WAC Instagram


November 2020

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image © Studio Periphery

Friday, November 6

Richard Hassell

Richard Hassell, co-founding director of Singapore-based architecture office WOHA, will be our new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series. Hassell leads its project teams in design execution and contract implementation of innovative private and institutional works. 

Richard Hassell will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Friday, November 6th.

WAC’s new Live Session will explore the redefinition of hyper-density through process-making, context, infrastructure and greenery as a "breathing architecture”. 

The changing norms and approaches in high-rises will also be at the heart of the discussion over WOHA's PARKROYAL, Oasia Hotel Downtown and Kampung Admiralty building which won the World Building Of The Year Award in 2018 at the World Architecture Festival.

Details about Richard Hassell's session can be found on this page.

Date: Friday, November 6th/ 10:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CET) / 18:00pm (SGT)  

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Anupama Kundoo. Image © Andreas Deffner

Thursday, December 10

Anupama Kundoo

World-renowned Indian architect Anupama Kundoo, founder of Anupama Kundoo Architects, will be our new guest in WAC's Live Interview Series. 

Anupama Kundoo will be in conversation with WAC's Netherlands Reporter Lola Kleindouwel on Thursday, December 10.

WAC's new talk, titled Taking Time in Architecture, will explore the creative process of the architect and focus on the significance of material and craft in architecture as an "art of making."

The session will also be shaped around the architect's recent exhibition Anupama Kundoo – Taking Time exhibition, which is on view at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art until February 28, 2021 in Denmark.

Kundoo's notable projects, including Volontariat Home for Homeless Children in Pondicherry, India 2008, Anupama's own house named Wall House built in 2000 and her recent work "Line of Goodwill", will be in the heart of the discussion, alongside the architect's first comprehensive monograph Anupama Kundoo: Taking Time: The Architect's Studio.

Details about Anupama Kundoo's session can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, December 10th/ 14:00pm (IST) / 09:30am (CET).

Venue: WAC Instagram


January 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Monday, January 11

Alexis Dornier

Alexis Dornier, founder of Alexis Dornier, is based in Ubud Bali and his architecture combines and reformulates design methods for each architectural design task. Dornier's projects intend to "formulate a design aesthetic that mediates between elements of tropical modernism and industrial architecture with an underlying ambition for formal and tectonic innovation."

Alexis Dornier will be in conversation with WAC's Netherlands Reporter Lola Kleindouwel on Monday, January 11, 2021. 

WAC’s new live talk will discuss the new realities of "smallness" in architecture through the works of Alexis Dornier, the changing norms of hospitality architecture within the context of Southeast Asia with the merge of art and craft and his initiative Stilt Studios.

Alexis Dornier's key projects include Alpha House featuring a twisted roof in Bali, Lift Treetop Boutique Hotel in Bali, Butterfly House, raised on stilts, to include a continuous living space and landscape underneath in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. 

Details about Alexis Dornier's session can be found on this page.

Date: Monday, January 11/ 10:00am (CET) / 17:00pm Bali Time (WITA) / 09:00am (GMT)

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image courtesy of AKT II

Tuesday, January 26

Prof. Hanif Kara

Educated as structural engineer, Prof. Hanif Kara is co-founder and design director of London-based studio AKT II and Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard. 

Hanif Kara will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Tuesday, January 26th.

Born in Bombo, Uganda, Hanif Kara is a Honorary Member of WAC since founded. 

Kara is known for his particular "design-led" approach and interest in complex and innovative forms, material uses, and complex analysis, methods on projects. He worked numerous and pioneering projects challenging the built environment, such as Zayed National Museum, Abu Dhabi, UAE by Foster + Partners, Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan by Zaha Hadid Architects, UK pavilion at Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China by Thomas Heatherwick.

WAC’s new live session will delve into the future of design engineering, the dualities between the fields of architecture and design engineering where they compete with each other in the 21st century and the challenges of advanced technologies and materials, including robotic construction. 

Details about Hanif Kara's session can be found on this page.

Date: Tuesday, January 26/ 10:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CET) 

Venue: WAC Instagram


February 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Liam Young. Image courtesy of Liam Young

Monday, February 15

Liam Young

Speculative architect Liam Young, the co-founder of think tank Tomorrow's Thoughts Today and a nomadic research studio Unknown Fields Division, will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Titled Toward Game Changers In Architecture And Urbanism, Australian born film director and architect Liam Young, who calls himself as a "speculative architect", will discuss new game changers that create a paradigm shift in today's architecture and urbanism. 

Liam Young will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Monday, February 15th in WAC's Instagram. 

Young will discuss the role of advanced technologies in narrating 21st-century architecture and urbanism such as video games, applications, drones, toys and movies.

Young's new project Planet City will be at the heart of the discussion, Planet City is the latest work of the speculative architect and was commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria for the NGV Triennial, which can be visited until 18 April 2021 at NGV in Melbourne Australia.

Details about Liam Young's session can be found on this page.

Date: Monday, February 15/ 09:00am (PST) / 18:00pm (CET) / 17:00pm (GMT)

Venue: WAC Instagram


March 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Sou Fujimoto. Image © David Vintiner

Friday, March 5

Sou Fujimoto, founder of Sou Fujimoto Architects

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, founder of Sou Fujimoto Architects, will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Titled Discovering Performative Architecture of Sou Fujimoto, Fujimoto will discuss the participatory role of architecture to explore how the buildings can act more apart from being a standalone object. 

In the session Fujimoto’s nature-driven philosophy and his creative process will be at the core of the discussion. The discussion will be shaped around the House of Hungarian Music, which is nearing completion in Budapest, and latest work Seaside Haikou Pavilion, by triggering the question of how architecture can be more inclusive.

Sou Fujimoto will be in conversation with WAC's the Netherlands Country Reporter Lola Kleindouwel on Friday, March 5th in WAC's Instagram.

Details about Sou Fujimoto's session can be found on this page

Date: March 5th / 10:00am (CET) / 09:00am (GMT) / 18:00pm (JST)

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Sean A. Gallagher, Associate Principal and Director of Sustainable Design at Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Image courtesy of DS+R.

Friday, March 12

Sean A. Gallagher, Associate Principal and Director of Sustainable Design at DS+R

Sean Gallagher, Associate Principal and Director of Sustainable Design at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series. 

Titled Social Sustainability In Design, Gallagher will talk about the design philosophy of DS+R, multi-disciplinary facets of health and sustainability, the changing role of institutions and the future of cities in related to DS+R's works. 

DS+R's recent project the US Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado will be at the heart of the discussion, Gallagher will evaluate the project in terms of accessibility, design principles and the inclusive values of design. 

Sean Gallagher will be in conversation with WAC's India Country Editor Pappal Suneja on Friday, March 12th on WAC's Instagram account.

Details about Sean Gallagher's session can be found on this page

Date: Friday, March 12th / 16:00pm (GMT) / 17:00pm (CET) / 11:00am (EST).

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Jeanne Autran-Edorh, lead architect at Kéré Architecture in Berlin. Image courtesy of Kéré Architecture.

Thursday, March 18

Jeanne Autran-Edorh, lead architect at Kéré Architecture

French-Togolese architect Jeanne Autran-Edorh, who is a lead architect at Kéré Architecture, will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Titled Re-reading Local Knowledge Through The New Modes Of Practice, Autran-Edorh will discuss the significance of local knowledge, the importance of using of locally-sourced materials and collaborative building processes that lead innovative construction techniques in architecture. 

Jeanne Autran-Edorh is the name behind the two significant projects of the studio; Benin's new National Assembly building in Porto-Novo and the Thomas Sankara Memorial in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Jeanne Autran-Edorh will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Thursday, March 18th on WAC's Instagram account. 

Details about Jeanne Autran-Edorh's session can be found on this page

Date: Thursday, March 18th/ 12:00pm (GMT) / 13:00pm (CET) 

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image courtesy of ZHA. 

Tuesday, March 23

Patrik Schumacher, principal of Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects principal Patrik Schumacher will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series. 

Titled Speed Redefined: Designing In Remote-controlled Era - New Architectural Intelligent Agents, Patrik Schumacher will discuss the dynamics of remote-controlled architectural profession, the notion of speed and the disruptions of the profession as a new mode of production.

Based on the theme and addressing to the ways of producing architecture in remote geographies, ZHA’s recent projects Beijing’s International Exhibition Centre and New Art Centre in Zhuhai, China will be at the heart of the discussion.

Patrik Schumacher will be in conversation with WAC editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Tuesday, March 23rd in WAC's Instagram.

Details about Patrik Schumacher's session can be found on this page

Date: Tuesday, March 23rd  / 11:00am GMT/UK time / 12:00pm (CET). 

Venue: WAC Instagram


October 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Chad Oppenheim. Image courtesy of Oppenheim Architecture

Thursday, October 14

Chad Oppenheim, the founder of Oppenheim Architecture 

Oppenheim Architecture founder Chad Oppenheim will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Titled Carving Out The Land, WAC's new live talk will focus on the strong relationship between architecture and the land in which the firm's design philosophy is rooted.

Adopting the philosophy of "building with the land, not on the land," the studio is known for its "silent architecture", shaped by the characteristics of the land.

Chad Oppenheim will be in conversation with WAC's China Country Reporter Flora Jing Lin Ng on Thursday, October 14th on WAC's Instagram account.

Details about Chad Oppenheim's live talk can be found on this page.

Date: Thursday, 14 October / 14:00pm (GMT) / 16:00pm (CET) / 10:00am (EDT)

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Titi Ogufere. Image © TY Bello 

Wednesday, October 20

Titi Ogufere, the founder of Design Week Lagos & President of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI)

African design advocate Titi Ogufere will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Taking the theme "Design Revolution" to the heart of the talk, Ogufere will discuss the mission of Design Week Lagos by delving into the roots of African design landscape and will tell about the story of how the African history, innovation, craftsmanship and material knowledge are changing in the last decade. 

In addition, she will touch upon the latest trends and urgencies that designers and architects have faced over the last decade in the African continent. 

Titi Ogufere will be in conversation with WAC's editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Wednesday, October 20th on WAC's Instagram account.

Details about Titi Ogufere live talk can be found on this page.

Date: Wednesday, 20 October / 10:00am GMT / 12:00pm (CEST) / 11:00am (WAT)

Venue: WAC Instagram


November 2021

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Laura Narvaez. Image © Rob Sheeran

Thursday, November 4

Laura Narvaez, Associate Partner in the Urban Design Group at Foster + Partners 

Academician and urban designer Laura Narvaez will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

The talk will discuss the principles and multi-dimensional facets of smart and micro-urbanism and will rethink how these urbanism principles are changing in the post-Covid era.

Holding an important position at Foster + Partners as an urban scientist since 2015, Narvaez will talk about Foster + Partners' recent projects. The session aims to elaborate three questions: 

  • What types of urban morphologies have emerged in urban planning with the global pandemic?
  • Are we redefining "inclusive urban environments" at a time when physical distances are dominating architecture?
  • Are we moving from people-oriented to data-centric design in urban planning with the global pandemic? 

Laura Narvaez will be in conversation with WAC's editor-in-chief Berrin Chatzi Chousein on Thursday, November 4 on WAC's Instagram account.

Title and details of the session will be shared later.

Date: Thursday, 4 November / 10:00am GMT / 12:00pm (CET)

Venue: WAC Instagram

WAC Live Interview Series Schedule

Image © J.C.Carbonne

Friday, November 19

Kengo Kuma, the founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates

Acclaimed Japanese architect will be WAC's new guest architect in WAC's Live Interview Series.

Kuma will talk about the studio’s recent projects and focus on the significance of material, craft and "smallness" in architecture. WAC’s new live talk will elaborate these three questions below:

  • Why wood matters in Kuma’s architecture? 
  • How is the interior-exterior relationship redefined in Kuma's architecture in the post-Covid period? 
  • What is the importance of “small architecture” in studio’s philosophy?

Title and details of the session will be shared later.

Date: Friday, 19 November / 18:00pm (JST) / 09:00am (GMT) / 11:00am (CET)

Venue: WAC Instagram