Interdisciplinary Dialogue to Create Livable, Inclusive and Sustainable Environment
Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture
Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture, which is held by Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, approaches architecture through diverse perspectives. The 2022 forum, Architectural Concerto | Architectural Assumption．Retrospection and Foresight, is a collaboration between the foundation and Da Ai Forum. While the experts look retrospectively at the past 30 years of architectural development in Taiwan, they also look into the next 30 years for possibilities.
2022 Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture x Da Ai Forum, Architectural Concerto ｜Architectural Assumption．Retrospection and Foresight
The 2022 Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture invited a prominent trio in the architecture and design fields in Taiwan, Eric Yao, Kris Yao and JK Yao. The three brothers, who are experts in interior, architectural and lighting design, spoke on Architectural Assumptions in the Next 30 Years; Architectural Assumption, Retrospection and Foresight; 30 Years of Architectural Lighting Design. They explored the past and future of the three disciplines and sparked invigorating dialogues which broadened the audience’s perspectives towards and awareness of architectural design and cultural development, bringing exciting cultural exchanges in post-pandemic Taiwan. Chairman Hsu, being an aficionado of the art of architecture, also engaged the speakers and audience from a macro perspective.
Architectural Assumptions in the Next Three Decades∣ Eric Yao (Chinese)
Architectural Assumption, Retrospection and Foresight ∣ Kris Yao (Chinese)
30 Years of Architectural Lighting Design ∣ JK Yao (Chinese)
2022 Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture – Historic Reminiscence x Dialogue across Time and Space
The award kicked off with a visit to the historic Confucius Temple and the 250-year-old Baoang Temple in Taipei. Both are located in the historic Dalongtong area, which is known for its rich scholarly tradition. To create more lasting influence, experts and scholars were invited to share the stories behind these historic monuments on September 24.
Speakers of the Forum for Architecture – Historic Reminiscence x Dialogue across Time and Space
Regardless of time and space, regardless of nationality, architecture is as relevant as ever and it still communicates to the world. In September 2022, prominent scholars and experts were invited to the Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture. Chien-Lang Lee, Tsung-Hsien Chou, Ching-Chih Lee and Charles Lin engaged in an exciting conversation on the importance of historic architecture and its significance towards cultural identity. The conversation shed profound insights regarding the revitalization and reuse of historic monuments. Far Eastern Architectural Design Award aims to promote environmental beauty and the art of architecture. It is the aspiration that the Historic Tour Month, Far Eastern International Forum for Architecture as well as the experts and scholars involved will give the supporters of culture and architecture an intimate encounter with the beauty of traditional architecture in Taiwan.
⇥Official Website of Far Eastern International Forum of Architecture (Chinese)