Sept. 30-Oct. 10 — The vision of architect Hayahiko Takase will be celebrated in a first-ever retrospective at the George J. Doizaki Gallery in the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, from Thursday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 10.
Takase has shaped much of the landscape of Little Tokyo through his work as architect of buildings such as the Kajima Building, Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, the Little Tokyo Plaza and the highly anticipated Budokan of Los Angeles.
“World of Takase: The Architecture and Art of Hayahiko Takase” will feature an array of photographs, models, sketches and tools from the award-winning architect’s private collection.
Admission is free. This program is made possible in part by support from UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies. For information, call (213) 628-2725 or visit www.jaccc.org.