How to engage the past in architectural dialogue according to Toshiko Mori, featured in new Time-Space-Existence video

            <img src="" border="0" />Acclaimed Japanese-American architect and former chair of architecture at <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Harvard University GSD</a>, <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Toshiko Mori</a> has built a career on technical research, experimental design, and pedagogical practice. In the ninth video from the <a href="" rel="nofollow" >Time-Space-Existence</a> series, produced by <a href="" rel="nofollow" >PLANE&mdash;SITE</a>, Mori discusses the topics of time, space, and existence as they relate to her work.

Thread Arists' Residency. Photo by Iwan Baan.
Born in Japan in 1951, Mori emigrated to the United States as a teenager and went on to graduate from the Cooper Union School of Architecture in 1976, where she became a protégé of the school's dean John Hejduk. Afterwards, Mori began her career working with modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes, designer of the IBM Building at 57th Street and Madison Avenue.
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. Photo by Iwan Baan.
Toshiko Mori's portfolio includes an impressive roster of projects such as a visitor center adjacent to Frank Lloyd s Darwin Martin House in Buffalo ...

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