Visiting the New Japan House Cultural Center in São Paulo

The city receives a space that celebrates the culture, gastronomy, design, literature, technology and business of contemporary Japan.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As home of the largest Japanese community outside Japan, São Paulo city has been chosen to hold the first cultural center of Japanese government's global project, The Japan House. The center will open its doors to the public this weekend in the city’s most iconic avenue Avenida Paulista.

The new cultural center, designed by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has the mission of renewing Brazilians' perception of contemporary Japan, combining art, technology and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?