Public lecture

Open lecture Shoei Yoh “Non-architectural design: ambient design matrix”

Shoei Yoh will conduct an open lecture called “Non-architectural design: ambient design matrix” at the Kushu University Obashi Campus. This course is a part of the collaboration between Kushu University’s Environmental Design Global Hub (eghub) and the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) ongoing collaboration event, “Beyond Industry 4.0: Digital fabrication and local craft”. There is no entrance fee, and no need for registration. We welcome participants from outside of the university as well.


3pm-3:40pm Part.1, “The debate regarding the architecture of Oguni-machi”
Shoei Yoh+UNSW+eghub(English)

3:40pm-5pm Part.2 ,”Non-architectural design: ambient design matrix”
Shoei Yoh (Japanese)
*When Part.1 ends, we will move into Part.2; the starting time of Part.2 may be delayed.


Shoei Yoh
Born in Kumamoto Prefecture in 1940. Graduate of the Keio University Faculty of Economics. Established the Yoh Design Office in 1970. Has received several awards, including the Architectural institute of Architecture (1989), for a series of wooden architecture in Oguni-machi. Adjunct professor at Kushu University, visiting professor of Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, professor at the Keio University Graduate School Professor, visiting professor at Prefectural University of Kumamoto.

On the same day and place, from 1pm to 2:30pm, there will be a mini symposium regarding digital education as a part of the ongoing event, conducted by Sugita So (Hiroshima Institute of Technology), Marjo Niemela (UNSW), Hank Haeusler (UNSW). Please feel free to participate.


November 11 (Sunday), 2018, 3pm-5pm


2F Gallery, Building 2, Kyushu University Ohashi Campus

4-9-1 Shiobaru, Minami-ku, Fukuoka


first come first serve; seats roughly 100


Free of charge

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