2013 / Networking for Japanese American meeting on March 5: Ted Tokio Tanaka, architect

20130302 NIbei Networking Ted Tanaka
The next Nibei Powerful Networking Meeting (formally known as Japan Studies Club) will be held on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 pm at Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building, 11570 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Lecture is free.

The registration and dinner will start at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be provided by pre-order only.

Dinner order closed by March 3’s morning. Dinner costs $10 per person.

For RSVP, email to nibei@nibei.org or call (310) 479-6101 ext 134.


Over the past 30 years, Ted Tokio Tanaka, FAIA, has made significant contributions to the cultivation of the Greater Los Angeles urban landscape. (FAIA=Fellow of the American Institute of Architects)

Tanaka’s architecture reflects his commitment to the creation of innovative space that asserts clarity, simplicity, and elegance.

From intimate residential projects to high-profile public projects, Tanaka’s signature buildings are marked by a poetic arrangement of clear geometric forms, the abundance of natural light, open space, and the subtle fusion of Eastern and Western architectural traditions.

His design excellence has received national and international recognition, acknowledged through numerous awards, publications, lectures, and exhibitions of his work.


Lecture outline

LAX Beautification Enhancement Project

Metro Projects in Little Tokyo

Banning’s Landing Cultural Community Center for the City of Los Angeles

2 houses in Los Angeles

Current project: Ofunato Tsunami Memorial Museum in Iwate, Japan