Ito's vision: rejuvenating Omishima Island and coexisting with nature
Renowned architect's new project aims to present his people a lifestyle in sync with the natural climate
Fri, Aug 21, 2015 - 5:50 AM
Mr Ito says "now that Japan has attained the ultimate in capitalism, a lifestyle that values the relationship between people and nature over economic efficiency is essential for the country's future".
A NEW project launched by internationally renowned architect Toyo Ito on Omishima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea, is aimed at presenting the Japanese people with a lifestyle that utilises the natural climate and coexists with nature.