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Reconstructing Space, Reconstructing Community in Japan

Reconstructing Space, Reconstructing Community in Japan

Still rebuilding after the catastrophic tsunami of 2011, Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, and other notable Japanese architects, have teamed up on the "Home for All" project to provide community-focused housing to disaster-stricken communities. While the architect-driven initiative seems to be a success, Edwin Heathcote of the Financial Times asks in this exquisitely well-written article: are a set of "starchitects" the right team for the job? (Spoiler: Yes)

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Cite: Katherine Allen. "Reconstructing Space, Reconstructing Community in Japan" 08 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/453967/reconstructing-space-reconstructing-community-in-japan> ISSN 0719-8884

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