Light Flower at Design Society Museum

As a development to our ongoing studio research work, Light Flower continues our exploration on combining traditional crafts with contemporary design possibilities. This commission will feature as a part of Design Society’s second exhibition, Craft: The Reset, an unique new exhibition about the reawakening of crafts in contemporary design and society which investigates the widening possibilities of …

SKY YUTAKA exhibits as part of the Hong Kong Pavilion at 16th Venice International Architecture Biennale

Responding to the theme of freespace, the Hong Kong pavilion exhibition curated by Weijen Wang with Thomas Chung and Thomas Tsang celebrates the unique building typology and urban conditions of Hong Kong’s urban form with Vertical Fabric: Density in Landscape. The exhibition provides Hong Kong’s slender towers with a platform of dialogue with the world, …

Architecture and Nature

Area affected by tsunami, Yuriage, Sendai, Photo 2013-05-01 (Yutaka) Architecture and Nature: Today many of us live in a city environment similar to Hong Kong where we have access to seemingly unlimited supply of food, commodity and energy supported by variety of mega-infrastructure network. Standing inside the cities' densely populated urban labyrinth, one often feels …

Future Platform Exhibition, “2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture (Hong Kong)” “Beyond the Urban Edge: The Ideal City?”

Exhibition Venue: Activity Room-2 Oi!, 12 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong Date: 26th January - 15th February 2014   Forum: Oi!, 12 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong Date: 8th February 3-5pm   "Future Platform: Searching for the link between Urban Design and Architectural Agenda” "Future Platform" presents a series of design proposals for …

Searching for the link between urban design and architectural agenda

(Union Square Precedent Study, Group Work CUHK G2 Studio 2012-2013)   Searching for the link between urban design and architectural agenda: Yutaka Yano from SKY YUTAKA, Adjunct Assistant Professor at School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong will present the Faculty Lecture as part of workshop between School of Architecture CUHK and TU-Delft from …

Learning from emerging architectural principles

Learning from emerging architectural principles: If role of architects is to act as constructive intermediary in society between the stake holders who actively change the built environment and the inhabitant, what should today's architects aim be? In other words what are the key architectural principles that are applied to generate city of today and future? …

Projecting the Future of Integrated Development Building Typologies in Hong Kong

Yutaka Yano from SKY YUTAKA, Adjunct Assistant Professor at School of Architecture CUHK is running Design Studio G2 in 2012-2013 for MArchi1 students. Key aim of the studio is to establish link between urban planning issues and the architectural agenda. Acute demographic changes in Hong Kong since the beginning of 1960's and the geographic condition …

Learning from Japan

Learning from Japan: The 2012 Japan Summer Trip organised by Yutaka Yano from SKY-YUTAKA, Adjunct Assistant Professor School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, proposes to visit the West of Japan, starting from Osaka – Kyoto - Kanazawa - Shirakawa-go, then back to Osaka before returning to Hong Kong. Drawing on Japan’s eclectic …