NAMAKO: the DESIGN Canberra Ephemeral Architecture Project

Community Event

5 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

DESIGN Canberra is honoured to be working with one of the most significant Japanese figures in contemporary architecture, Kengo Kuma, to design the inaugural ephemeral architecture project, titled NAMAKO. The project promotes experimental and authentic design, fostering international collaboration and design education. This highly anticipated project will activate Aspen Island in Lake Burley Griffin for the duration of the festival.


Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly Public Toilet


Free Entry

Event Times

5 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Once Only Event


Aspen Island

Wendouree Drive, Parkes, 2600

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Parklands Hotel and Apartments

Parklands Hotel and Apartments

Dickson, Canberra

Swimming Pool

Waldorf Canberra Apartment Hotel


Meandering Room

Ovolo Nishi


Very modern bathroom

Alivio Tourist Park Canberra

O'Connor, Canberra

Motel room

Red Cedars Motel

Watson, Canberra

Hotel exterior during Spring

Rydges Capital Hill

Forrest, Canberra

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