The Japan Foundation, New Delhi is pleased to invite you to ‘Parallel Nippon Talk event’.

Japanese peers of architecture working in India – Mr. Juichi Iida, Mr. Hisataka Kobayashi and Mr. Kenji Ishikawa have been invited for a wonderful talk on ‘Diversity of Contemporary Japanese Architecture’. They will give insight about the situations being faced by Japanese Construction companies, Japanese construction companies’ perspective about Indian situations and future prospects for both sides of industry.

Date    : 27th September, 2014

Time    : 18:30

Venue : The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Entry Free


About Speakers

Juichi IIDA
Senior Architect, Vastu Shilpa Foundation, Ahmedabad

Title: Cultural influence between Japanese and Indian Architects through B V. Doshi and Rajeev Kathpalia’s works

Graduated from Tokyo University of Science, and holds a Master Degree in the Conservation of Modern Architect, especially Le Corbusier’s works. He is working in Vastu Shilpa Foundation since 2010.


Design Director, Kajima India Pvt. Ltd.

Title: The High-Tech Architecture of Japan

With more than 15 years of experience in architectural design, he is extensively involved in Industrial, institutional and corporate office projects. Currently he works for KAJIMAs India Office as Design Head. Kajima Corporation is a Japanese construction company founded in 1840.


General Design Manager, Takenaka Corporation in INDIA

Title: The Hi-Tech Architecture of Japan – The Technology of The large dome stadiums

Takenaka Corporation is one of the largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in Japan. The firm has built some of the most important buildings in Japan, including the Tokyo Tower, the Tokyo Dome (the first large-scale stadium with air-supported membrane roof in Japan), and many more.


About ‘Parallel Nippon’ exhibition

 “Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture : 1996-2006” exhibition is currently ongoing at JFND till 30th September (11:-00~ 19:00). It is a world class exhibition that explores the evolution of Japanese architecture between 1996 and 2006. The exhibition includes photographic panels and model of Japanese designs showcased in four themes: Urban, Life, Culture and Living.