TOTO India hosts the 2nd Architect Talk with Taro Muroi and Tsuyoshi Tane
Spearheaded by Taro Muroi, MD - TOTO India, the event witnessed an insightful panel discussion on Archaeology of the Future
TOTO India successfully hosted the 2nd edition of the Architect Talk at Trident, BKC. On the panel were prominent personalities and pioneers from the Indian Architecture and Design landscape along with keynote speaker Tsuyoshi Tane. Inaugurated by Taro Muroi and Ar. Tsuyoshi Tane; the event also witnessed other notable speakers at the panel such as Alpa Shikre, principal, SSA Architects; Reza Kabul, president, ARK Reza Kabul Architects; and, Alan Abraham, joint principal architect, Abraham John Architects with Sandeep Shikre, principal, SSA Architects, moderating the panel discussion.
In his address, Tane presented his working philosophy “Archaeology of The Future” and his key projects like Kofun Stadium of Japanese Olympics 2020, LIGHT is TIME, Estonian National Museum, Scramble Stadium, Hirosaki Contemporary Art Museum, Furoshiki Pavilion at the Hotel de Ville de Paris to the private commissions and product design, artistic installations for the Milan Design Week. Tane also recalled his association with TOTO and how he regularly visits TOTO Publishing / Gallery MA for academic, research, and different idea exchange programs organized by them. He also spoke on his connect with TOTO as a publishing partner for the monograph "Archaeology of the future" that documents his creation and exploration of how architecture creates the future.
TOTO MD Muroi shared, "The Architect Talk is a medium for us to create a knowledge-sharing platform for the industry. Through this event, we strive to amalgamate the rich culture of Japan and India focusing on various innovations that can be inculcated in the industry as a whole.”
Expressing his views on the event, Tane said,” I am extremely thrilled to be a part of this year’s Architect Talk hosted by TOTO India who have been a forerunner in the bathroom solution industry for decades. I believe in an industry like architecture and design, innovations and approach have a global implication and is not restricted to a particular region and this event is right step towards creating a global platform for exchange of ideas and opinions."