Past Tokyo Event: VOL 122

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The Olympic Effect

BY ANDREW JOSEPH TAYLOR
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Andrew Taylor talks about how the architectural design of a olympic stadium can create social changes in a community. This idea of urban regeneration can create a better enviroment for locals after the Olympics are over. Andrew's firm, MAKE Architects, put this idea into practice during the 2012 London Olympics.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 27, 2015.

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What is Kamishibai?

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Don Kratzer tells the history of Kamishibai, an art of telling story before the invention of television and manga. The lost art of Kamishibai was a legacy of story telling filled with great art and characters.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 13, 2015.

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Parting it Out

BY IAN LYNAM
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Ian Lynam talks about his upcoming book on graphic design, Parting it Out (Kickstarter project page). The book desribes the culture and motives behind great design.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 3, 2015.

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Getting a Footing, Footage in Tokyo

BY J.J. KOESTER
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

J.J. Koester talks about IceBlock film, a group of freelancers that focus on filmmaking. He talks about the creative projects and works they have already done and more projects they will do in the future in Tokyo. 

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Drawing Tokyo

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Do you love Tokyo?

Self-proclaimed “draw-er” Luis Mendo speaks about the numerous artists who joined him in creating a beautifully illustrated summary of life in Tokyo. Their efforts were compiled, along with some thoughtful writings, in the latest issue of what is typically an architectural magazine: MAS Context.

"Presentation of the Day" on March 20, 2015.

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SuperDeluxe for February 2015

BY RYU KONNO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Resident SuperDeluxian Ryu Konno jogs through the rundown of what are the goings on at SuperDeluxe during the month of February 2015. 

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Plants and Humans Living in Harmony

BY TAKEHIRO SHIOZU
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Bonsai master Takehiro Shiozu speaks about his time working with plants of all sorts and species. We see that he also spends time working with people, instructing them in the ways of bonsai growth and plant care. 

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Colorful Social Constructions

BY TAKUTO SANDO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Takuto Sando talks about his career and journey as an architect in Tokyo and Chile. He also speaks about the many projects that his firm, Tsubame Architects, is involved in to help better his community, and their dualistic architectural theory of building both for the sake of architecture and for people as well.

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ダンボッコキッチン

BY YASUYUKI FUKATSU
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Yasuyuki Fukatsu speaks about some kid's products he's designed to simulate cooking using a bit of cardboard, a smartphone, and a whole lot of love.

Ian Lynam
Graphic designer, Ian Lynam Design in Tokyo
Don Kratzer
Guerrilla Semiotician, Fig-lab || 国際フィギュア研究所 in Tokyo
Ryu Konno
SuperDeluxe in Tokyo
Luis Mendo
Drawer, Luis Mendo Inc. in Tokyo
Erica Rosen
Communication Planner, ENGIMON in Tokyo
Shun Matsuzaka
Creative Planner, ENGIMON in Tokyo
J.J. Koester
Film Producer in Tokyo
Takehiro Shiozu
植物研究家, 塩津丈洋植物研究所 in Tokyo
Yasuyuki Fukatsu
ディレクター, 面白法人カヤック in Tokyo
Andrew Joseph Taylor
Architect, Make Architects in London
Takuto Sando
Architect, Tsubame Architects in Tokyo