Special Exhibition

Architect Kiyonori Kikutake and Dr. J. P. Craven’s Floating City Project

-Hawaii Floating City’76 and Other Endeavors –

In the WCFS 2023 Japan, a special exhibition of the historic endeavor on realization of the floating community concept will be presented that was carried out in cooperation with engineers, architects and practitioners. The historic attempt of the ‘Hawaii Floating City ’76 Concept stared in 1971. In order to realize the concept into realization, the State Government of Hawaii appointed a special team that was led by architect Kiyonori Kikutake and Dr. John P. Craven, system integrator & Dean of the Marine Program, Univ. of Hawaii. Intention of the special exhibition is to introduce significance of this historic challenge and other related endeavors to share treasured information with the conference participants hoping that it may stimulate realization of floating community.