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Keiji Ashizawa: Community Building and DIY Design

September 28, 2017 @ 5:10 pm - 6:30 pm

Keiji Ashizawa has been involved in designing architectural spaces, interiors, furniture, and lighting since the founding of his practice, Keiji Ashizawa Design, in 2005. After the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, he established Ishinomaki Laboratory to create a local community hub for recovery activities and craftsmanship in the disaster-struck city of Ishinomaki.

This presentation by Keiji Ashizawa is part of Building Community in Detroit & Regional Japan, a Center for Japanese Studies symposium held at sites across Detroit in partnership with the 2017 Detroit Design Festival, the Stamps School of Art & Design, and the Bicentennial Office at the University of Michigan. Event and registration details are available via EventBrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/building-community-in-detroit-amp-regional-japan-14569619387).


September 28, 2017
5:10 pm - 6:30 pm