The 8th International Kids Education Expo is not only a professional trade show but also a platform for industry communication.
Concurrently, there will be Keynote Forum - 2017 International Forum on Pre-school Education on June 9.
Besides, there will be 2017 International Kindergarten Design & Environment Construction Forum on June 10. In that forum, prominent master on kindergarten design- Prefessor Takaharu Tezuka will present and deliver insightful speech.
Speech Topic: The best kindergarten you've ever seen
Architect / President of Tezuka Architects / Professor of Tokyo City University
1964 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1987 B. Arch., Musashi Institute of Technology
1990 M. Arch., University of Pennsylvania
1990-1994 Richard Rogers Partnership Ltd.
1994 Founded Tezuka Architects with Yui Tezuka
1996-2008 Associate Professor, Musahi Institute of Technology
2009- Professor, Tokyo City University
* The Best of All, OECD/CELE 4th Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities (2011, Fuji Kindergarten)
* Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Design (2008, Fuji Kindergarten)
* Japan Institute of Architects Award (2008, Fuji Kindergarten) (2015, Sora no Mori Clinic)
* AR Award 2004, the Architectural Review (Echigo-matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science)
* Good Design Gold Prize (1997, Soejima Hospital) (2013, Asahi Kindergarten)
2004 Venice Biennale of Architecture
2013 Carnegie International
Takaharu + Yui Tezuka Architecture Catalogue 1-3. TOTO Publishing
Takaharu + Yui Tezuka NOSTALGIC FUTURE ERINNERTE ZUKUNFT, Jovis, 2009.
Tezuka Architects: The Yellow Book, Edited by Thomas Sherman & Greg Logan, Jovis, 2016