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Trip An adventurous budget trip for architecture lovers /2019



Take this opportunity to get to know Japanese architecture, art and culture in a backpack-wise manner with other architecture enthusiasts. This original, chronological route starts in the ancient city of Kyoto, takes you along the artificial islands on the way to the metropolis of Tokyo.

Miscellaneous "The slower the experience, the more intense the memory" /02/2019

Concertgebouw Brugge, Brugge

Standing still. Stop for a moment. Taking time, looking at things for a long time, observing, breathing in, dis-covering, reflecting. 36 hours in slowness. Archipel brings slowness in Japan within the 36-hour SLOW event in the Concertgebouw in Bruges.

Visit Exhibition in Fondation Cartier, Paris

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France

The subject fits perfectly with the Japan Travel 2018 of Archipel.
Reason enough to organize a group visit to this ‘must see’ exhibition.

Lecture About tradition and mastery

Theaterzaal Ledeberg, Gent

The mastery in Japan defies all imagination. Not only in the control of the architectural space, choice of materials and masterful detailing, but also in the surrender of knowledge.

Trip 日本 Japan /03/2018


We travel through the land of the rising sun for two weeks. A balanced architectural mix of contemporary, traditional and modern. But also culture, nature, art and … Japanese life is explicitly present.

Trip expo visit Centre Pompidou Metz /12/2017

Centre Pompidou, Metz - Frankrijk

The Center Pompidou in Metz presents two exhibits two Japonese exhibitions: the architecture expo’JAPAN-NESS’ makes a connection from 1945 to the present and the art expo ‘JAPANORAMA’ depicts Japanese contemporary art after 1970’s.


Design Museum Gent, Gent

Talking about the individual house in Japan is about addressing a topical theme in architecture and about targeting the look of urbanism and the society in general. In this exhibition the property exceeds the strict framework of the form of an answer to a particular program. Talking about the contemporary home in Japan, is primarily about showing the relationship to the living history and the interaction between them.

Lecture Own Work

Concertzaal Concertgebouw, Brugge

Atelier Bow-Wow belongs to the selection of renowned international artists and architects who were challenged specifically for the triennial to create new work that will be integrated into the public space.

Miscellaneous Discussion with Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Atelier Bow-Wow)

Canal Swimmer’s Club, Brugge

Yoshiharu Tsukamoto come to Bruges to take a dip in the water from the platform and, in the evening, to give the public his unique vision on dealing with urban public space.

Exhibition Expo + Lecture on own work

Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel

Hirata is obsessed with mathematics and nature, and develops both form and content of organic architecture. He focuses on the ecosystem integration of surviving and springing forms of life, an approach it with the concept of “tangling” sums it up.