"Historic Preservation in
Boston & Kyoto"
Sponsored by the Japan Society of Bostonin Collaboration with The Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Harvard University, and The Boston Children's Museum, with the support of theToshiba International Foundation
TBC3:00-6:00PMAt the Harvard Art Museum32 Quincy StreetCambridge, MA 02138
9:00-4:30PMBoston Children's Museum308 Congress StreetBoston, MA 02210
Boston and Kyoto - two of the world's most renowned historical cities - share a similar cultural heritage and confront many of the same contemporary challenges. In this two-day symposium, organized by the Japan Society of Boston as an event of the 55th anniversary of the Kyoto-Boston sister-city relationship, will present an international groupf of architects, historians, preservationists and other specialists discussing the historic heritage of each city as well as strategies for dealing with the critical issues of survival and sustainability in the 21st century.
Panelists include: Ann Beha (Ann Beha Architects, Boston), Fusae Kojima (Kyo-Machiya Revitalization Council), Jorge Otero-Pailos (Columbia University), Yoshihiro Takishita (Nokoso-Kai: Association for the Preservation of Japanese Farmhouses), Akemi Chayama (Boston Children's Museum), Yukio Lippitt (Harvard University), David Odo (Harvard Art Museum), and Peter Grilli (Japan Society of Boston).
This Symposium is open to the public and all are welcome!
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