Tadao Ando / Architect, Umi-no-Mori Project Chair
Aberrant weather conditions, increasingly pronounced in recent years, are presenting us with firsthand experiences of how global warming and other environmental issues facing our planet will bring major changes to our lives and the lives of our children. At the same time, with the world population about to reach 6.7 billion, the increase in environmental load on our planet arising from urban living is perceived to be almost hopeless.