SINGAPORE- 12 May 2015, TOTO Asia Oceania, successfully held its first architect seminar programme in Singapore that attracted more than 2,800 attendees. It featured Sou Fujimoto as the main speaker, a widely recognised young rising star who is anticipated to be part of the next generation of world-class Japanese architects. Themed “Futures of the Future”, the event celebrated the 30th anniversary of TOTO Gallery MA, TOTO’s not-for-profit gallery in Tokyo that promotes architecture and design.
Left to Right:
- Kazuo Watanabe, President of TOTO Asia Oceania
- Dr John Wong, emcee (former Singapore TV actor & experienced show host)
- Larry Ng, Group Director of Architecture & Urban Design Excellence at the Urban Redevelopment Authority
- Dr Erwin Viray, Professor of Architecture and Design at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan and formally Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the School of Design and Environment of the National University of Singapore
- Ling Hao, founder of Linghao Architects which won the URA Architectural Heritage Award in 2007, 2013 and the President’s Design Award in 2013, 2014