Tradition is Innovation
Exhibition of Contemporary Architecture in Portugal
Living Design Center OZONE, Tokyo [Japan]
29 Sept. - 11 Oct. 2011
comissioner · Gonçalo Baptista + Yutaka Shiki
production · Gonçalo Baptista + Yutaka Shiki
production assistant · Nuno da Motta Veiga
director and film editor · Takashi Sugimoto
graphic design · João Machado
music · Tigrala
The Exhibition Tradition is Innovation wishes to present a point of view about the present and future of portuguese architecture. 8 architecture studios present their creative process, critical thought and responsibility as architects regarding the contemporary society, in video-interview format.
Tradition is Innovation presents 15 projects, built in the last 5 years, by the architecture offices of Eduardo Souto de Moura, João Ventura Trindade, Ricardo Carvalho and Joana Vilhena, Ricardo Bak Gordon, Manuel Aires Mateus, Inês Vieira da Silva e Miguel Vieira, João Luís Carrilho da Graça e Nuno Brandão Costa, which reflect a particular political, economical and territorial context.
With an experimental exhibition structure - video-interview - this exhibition wishes to question “What is an architecture exhibition?”.