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Revisiting Shoei Yoh Exhibition

30 November - 25 January 2021
11.00am – 4.00pm AEDT
Australian Design Centre
A 3D parametric model of the Naiju Community Centre, Fukuoka, Japan, designed by Shoei Yoh. Courtesy of Daniel Yu, 2021

Presented by Australian Design Centre, Revisiting Shoei Yoh is an exhibition by the University of New South Wales and Kyushu University that draws from the archive of Japanese architect and late 20th century pioneer of digital design, Shoei Yoh.

The exhibition traces a trajectory of experimental design practice across five key buildings completed by Yoh in Japan between 1979 to 1994. The exhibition showcases Yoh's work through archival architectural drawings and photographs as well as new 3D scanned animations and digitally fabricated parametric architectural models. It celebrates the launch of the online Shoei Yoh Archive that hosts a repository of newly digitised archival assets in an immersive 3D spatial environment developed from 3D scans of the Naiju Community Centre in Fukuoka, Japan.

Revisiting Shoei Yoh is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australia Japan Foundation Grant (2020-2021) AKF2020045 Revisiting Shoei Yoh: Digital Preservation and Architectural Archiving, supported by project partner micro global agency doq, and presenting partner Australian Design Centre.

For more information visit: Revisiting Shoei Yoh

Location: Australian Design Centre, 101/113-115 William St, Darlinghurst Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm.