Nostalgic Future: Tezuka Architects lecture in Columbia

With spatial designs that are skillfully integrated with the outside environment, Takaharu Tezuka and Yui Tezuka from designs range from private houses to community buildings. Their most important works are; the Roof House, in which daily life expands onto the roof. Echigo Matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science, which can be buried under 5m of snow. Fuji Kindergarten takes the form of a 200m-circumference oval-shaped roof space. In Woods of Net, 589 timber members are piled up to create a 320 cubic meter space to enclose the artwork.

Lecture is Wednesday, February 17 at 6:30 pm in the Avery Hall, Wood Auditorium, Columbia University.

Cite: "Nostalgic Future: Tezuka Architects lecture in Columbia" 16 Feb 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 02 Apr 2015. <>
  • Jasper Schaap

    I would recommend everyone to go there, we have invited him for InDeSem as well, and it was a very inspiring lecture.. Also a very nice guy in person.