The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp: REM KOOLHAAS and HANS ULRICH OBRIST on Project Japan
A conversation instigated by Paul Holdengraber 

Thursday, March 8, 7 p.m.
New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York City

In 1958, a group of young Japanese architects gathered for a barbecue to celebrate the completion of one of their revolutionary new buildings. This run-of-the-mill act of comradery—unthinkable among today’s relentlessly competing architects—led to the formation of a movement that would play a crucial role in the rebuilding and reimagining of postwar Japan: Metabolism.
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