Isu Architecture in Japan
Architecture in Japan
26 September 2016

Prof.Setoguchi from the University of Hokkaido delivered a lecture for ISU students. The lecture was devoted to architecture development in Japan and touched upon some aspects of building construction in cold climate conditions. The visit of the professor was organized under the East Russia–Japan Expert Education Program (RJE3).

- The lecture by Prof. Setoguchi was of great interest for students who specialize in Japanese studies as professor revealed the features of urban planning and landscape design. He drew our attention to some traditions in architecture that are quite important to understand the social structure in Japan, - Yulia Razmakhnina, a master degree student of history faculty, commented on.

The East Russia–Japan Expert Education Program RJE3 is conducted under “Strengthening the Universities' International Potential” Project supported by the Ministry of education, science, culture and sport of Japan. Irkutsk Sate University has taken part in this program along with Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok), North-Eastern Federal University (Yakutsk), Sakhalin State University (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) and Pacific State University (Khabarovsk) since October 2014. The program is targeted at creating the system of international cooperation to train specialists capable of being leaders in such spheres as education, culture, ecology and sustainable development of Far East regions.