"Historic Preservation in
Boston & Kyoto"
Sponsored by the Japan Society of Boston
in Collaboration with The Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Harvard University, and The Boston Children's Museum, with the support of the
Toshiba International Foundation
At the Harvard Art Museum
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Boston Children's Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
Boston and Kyoto - two of the world's most renowned historical cities - share a similar cultural heritage and confront many of the same contemporary challenges. In this two-day symposium, organized by the Japan Society of Boston as an event of the 55th anniversary of the Kyoto-Boston sister-city relationship, will present an international groupf of architects, historians, preservationists and other specialists discussing the historic heritage of each city as well as strategies for dealing with the critical issues of survival and sustainability in the 21st century.
Panelists include: Ann Beha (Ann Beha Architects, Boston), Fusae Kojima (Kyo-Machiya Revitalization Council), Jorge Otero-Pailos (Columbia University), Yoshihiro Takishita (Nokoso-Kai: Association for the Preservation of Japanese Farmhouses), Akemi Chayama (Boston Children's Museum), Yukio Lippitt (Harvard University), David Odo (Harvard Art Museum), and Peter Grilli (Japan Society of Boston).
This Symposium is open to the public and all are welcome!