What About Magazine Library?

WAI to be exhibited in Tokyo

The 10th edition of ‘Magazine Library’ will include Magazines, Limited Edition Prints and Experimental Videos from WAI Architecture Think Tank.

“'Magazine Library' is a travelling exhibition that showcases magazines, art books, zines and independent publications from around the world .In 2008 creative agency 'a Zillion ideas' made an open call for the launch of the 'Magazine Library' project, after an overwhelming response the first 'Magazine Library' was held in March of 2009 to coincide with the 3rd anniversary of Omotesando Hills in Tokyo. The exhibition displayed over 1000 printed publications from 47 countries during the 9 day event. Now in its 9th exhibition the Magazine Library has travelled to Nagoya, Los Angeles and Berlin welcoming a total of more than 50,000 visitors.”

The 10th ‘Magazine Library’ will be held from May 3rd until May 13 at the Hillside Terrace in the Daikanyama area of Tokyo.

“Designed by Architects Fumihiko Maki and Makoto Motokura, Hillside Terrace is a mixed residential, retail and commercial complex that was developed between 1967 and 1992. It became an exemplary case study in urban development characterized by its arresting geometric design and white walls. The site includes an ancient burial tomb upon which is a small Shinto shrine. There is also evidence that the site was occupied from as early as
the 7th century, when Tokyo was a small fishing village.

Hillside Terrace has grown together with the town of Daikanyama and with its people for the past 30 years, gradually expanding its construction.” (

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