ARK-E2014 Advanced Building Design Studio
In spring 2021, Group X organized a building design studio course (Advanced Building Design Studio) at Aalto University Department of Architecture, in collaboration with the Architecture Department of Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT), Tokyo, Japan, and its professors Kiwa Matsushita and Satoru Yamashiro.
The studio studied the emergent development of Toyosu area based on its public building(s) as anchors, effecting the planning and design of the rest of the area. The entities, including the new library, interconnect and create interactions.
The assignment was to design a new community library for the Toyosu area of Tokyo; The focus was on the development of library architecture based on the understanding of Japanese generations as the picture below – the values and styles of distinct generations of people.
- Term III-IV; 12.01.2021-06.04.2021
- Remote teaching on Tuesdays from 13:00 to 17:00
- A design course for max.16 students
- Professor Antti Ahlava
Professor of Emergent Design Methodologies, Department of Architecture, Aalto University
- Architect Selina Anttinen
Architect, Anttinen Oiva arkkitehdit Oy
- Architect Eero Lundén
Architect & Founder, Lundén Architecture Company
- Architect Heini Saari
Researcher & Architect, Noren
PhD Candidate at LSE
- Architect Samuli Woolston
Architect & Principal, ALA Architects
Selected Student Work
Zhuoying Ren, Aalto Univeirsity: Toyosu Library (2021)
Please find the full project portfolio at the following link:
Toyosu Library – Advanced Building Design Studio