AIA CES Credits
AV Office
Abstract Publication
Academic Calendar, Columbia University
Academic Calendar, GSAPP
Admissions Office
Advanced Standing Waiver Form
Alumni Board
Alumni Office
Architecture Studio Lottery
Avery Library
Avery Review
Avery Shorts
This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors' experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University's usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice Group 6
Arch dunn ningxinhuang nh2561 sp20 01 sm

Anti-University Oasis

The Anti-university Oasis looks into the pressure Japanese young people bear and the ways they seek relaxation through different Japanese sub-cultures, recognizing their value. First, it celebrates modern trends and perceptions in popular culture while staying connected with traditional art forms. It is also so colorful, eclectic, and unique that it has the potential to attract a global following and has seep into other countries’ cultural consciousness. Anti-university is an oasis for young people to develop their interest in Japanese subcultures while maintaining their ordinary school schedules. The mega-structure also contemplates a scenario in which these subcultures might be the mainstream.