Lecture | September 5 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Image: Chapel in Guastalla / Photo by Davide Galli

In his practice, Go Hasegawa always strives to explore new possibilities and relationships between different realms and build new connections. For him it is always a thrilling adventure which is only possible by engaging with a sense of openness which is an attitude he adopts towards all domains.

GO HASEGAWA is Director of Go Hasegawa and Associates. He earned a Master of Engineering degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002 and worked at Taira Nishizawa Architects before establishing Go Hasegawa & Associates in 2005. He has taught at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). In 2015, he received his PhD in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Hasegawa is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 Shinkenchiku Prize and 2014 AR Design Vanguard. Among the monographies are 'Go Hasegawa Works' (TOTO Publisher, 2012), ‘a+u 2017:01' (Issue n.556) and 'El Croquis - Go Hasegawa' (Issue n.191).

2005 The Kajima Prize for SD Review 2005, for House in a Forest
2007 Grand Prix, Tokyo Gas House Design Competition, for House in a Forest
2007 Gold Prize in Residential Architecture Award, Tokyo Society of Architects & Building Engineers, for House in a Forest
2007 Gold Prize in The 28th INAX Design Contest, for House in Sakuradai
2008 The 24th Shinkenchiku Prize, for House in Sakuradai
2014 AR Design Vanguard 2014

2006 House in a Forest, Nagano, Japan
2006 House in Sakuradai, Mie, Japan
2006 House in Gotanda, Tokyo, Japan
2009 House in Komae, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Apartment in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Pilotis in a Forest, Gunma, Japan
2010 Townhouse in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan
2011 House in Komazawa, Tokyo, Japan
2011 House in Kyodo, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Nippon Design Center, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Belfry in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
2013 House in Shakujiikouen, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Row house in Ageo, Saitama, Japan
2014 Apartment in Okachimachi, Tokyo, Japan
2015 House in Sangenjaya, Tokyo, Japan
2015 House in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
2016 Yoshino Cedar House, Nara, Japan
2017 House in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, and it is part of the Fall 2018 Berkeley Architecture Lecture Series. Open to all!

NOTE: The talk will also be live streaming in 106 Wurster in order to allow for possible overflow.

IMAGE: Apartment in Okachimachi | Photo by Takaya Sakano