Exhibition: Latvia. Architecture at Convergence

  • April 19, 2018
  • Event
  • Keywords: Event, International relations, Collaborations, Engineering, Design


Click image to download flyer (PDF; Japanese)

A panel exhibition introducing Latvian architecture and cities will be shown in Kobe, co-organized by the Embassy of Latvia in Japan, the Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering, and Kobe City. This initiative is based on the sister city relationship between Kobe and Riga and the academic exchange agreement between Kobe University and Riga Technical University.

We are also holding a commemorative symposium and a reception party, and we look forward to your attendance. See below for details.

Exhibition schedule
April 19, 2018 (Thursday) – April 29, 2018 (Saturday)
(Note that the exhibition will be closed on April 21 and 22 (Saturday-Sunday)


Kobe City Hall Building 1 2F Shimin Gallery
Address: 6-5-1 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-8570

Embassy of Latvia in Japan

Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe City

Consulate of Latvia in Osaka, Japan-Latvian Society in Kansai

Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering Department of Architecture, Kobe University Center for Resilient Design

Exhibition concept
Ilze Paklone (Studio Wasabi), Dace Penke

Related initiatives
“a+u” (Architecture and Urbanism) magazine special 2016 December Issue No. 555
“Feature: Latvia – Architecture Unfolding”

Commemorative Symposium

April 19, 2018 (Thursday) 15:00-17:00
Attendance is free

Exhibition hall west space
For symposium details please refer to the flyer (PDF, Japanese)

Reception party

April 19, 2018 (Thursday) 17:15-19:15
Attendance fee: 5,000 yen

Kobe City Hall Building 1 24F UCC Café Comfort

Please send an email with your name and affiliated organization to the address below by April 15 (Sunday). 

Reception party applications and enquiries

■ Kobe University Graduate School of Engineering, Prof. SUZUKI Hirotaka
E-mail: hirotakasuzuki[at]

(Graduate School of Engineering)