The designer of the V&A will return to Dundee to give a talk on the museum’s first birthday.
Kengo Kuma will discuss how working on Scotland’s first design museum, which was influenced by the country’s coastline, has influenced his work on the National Stadium — set to be the main venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
V&A will celebrate its first birthday on September 15. Dundee has seen a large increase in visitors since its opening.
The Japanese architect will outline his approach to design, the links between the museum and the the National Stadium, which he said should be “a symbol of a new age, a new period of natural design”.
The V&A will also hold a day of free family activities on the day, including free tours of the museum, live music and drop-in design activities for all ages.
Philip Long, V&A director, said: “It has been a thrilling year, from the moment we opened to the world last September.
“We are honoured to be welcoming Kengo Kuma back to host a special evening and we look forward very much to our second year, particularly our upcoming major exhibitions.”
Tickets for Kengo Kuma’s talk are available now on the museum’s website.