Tokyo Ride

27 April 2021

HOME is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival 2021.

We are delighted to announce that the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is back for 2021 from May to July. The festival showcases the very best in architecture and design and will be brought to cinemas in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. A selection of seven films will also play in Havelock North and New Plymouth.

One film to watch out for is Tokyo Road, a celebration of Tokyo architecture and the works of Ryue Nishizawa.

The documentary puts the audience in the front seat of Ryue Nishizawa's Alfa Romeo.

This film puts the audience in the passenger seat of a Japanese architect’s classic car as he meanders through Tokyo. Shot in black and white, the film is an unscripted road trip in architect Ryue Nishizawa’s vintage Alfa Romeo as he takes us through some of his favourite spots, to meet his favourite people and to talk about architecture, city building, life, and beyond. 

In this era of limited international travel, this film acts as a delightful surrogate, an escapist and hugely insightful tour of one of the world’s greatest urban centres by one of its most passionate advocates. 

Ryue Nishizawa takes viewers for a drive through the city streets of Tokyo in Tokyo Ride.

Nishizawa’s works include the Moriyama House, Garden and House, and Weekend House, all highly influential buildings.

Book your tickets to Tokyo Ride and find out more about the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival 2021 here.

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