JFKL July 2019

EXHIBITION IN IPOH – “Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan” by the Japan Foundation

Photo credits:
Hakusui Dam

The exhibition features 80 examples of buildings, civil engineering works and landscapes, etc., from all the prefectures of Japan, which are introduced through photographs, text and video images. It presents a rarely considered aspect of Japan, taking the built environment of the various of regions of a country that is geographically diverse and often struck by natural disasters, with the aim of examining how Japanese people have engaged and struggled with the natural environment and how they have carried on and created locality.

Photo credits:
Hiroshima Naka Incineration Plant
Yoshio Taniguchi
Photo by Toshiharu Kitajima

Date: 22 July – 13 August 2019
Time: Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday & Public holiday: Closed (subject to change)
Venue: Perpustakaan Tun Razak
(Tun Razak Library)
Admission: Free

Co-organized by : Consulate-General of Japan in Penang,
Ipoh City Hall, Tun Razak Library
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