TADAO ANDO

Tadao Ando

Biography

1941 Born in Osaka, Japan

1962-69 Self-educated in architecture

Traveled in U.S.A., Europe and Africa

1969 Established Tadao Ando Architect & Associates

Awards

1979 Annual Prize, Architectural Institute of Japan “Row House, Sumiyoshi”

1985 The 5th Alvar Aalto Medal, The Finnish Association of Architects, Finland

1989 Gold Medal of Architecture, Académie dʼArchitecture (French Academy of Architecture), France

1993 Japan Art Academy Prize, Japan

1995 The Pritzker Architecture Prize, U.S.A.

1996 The 8th Premium Imperiale

2002 Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects, U.S.A.

Honorary Degree, Università Degli Studi di Roma, Italy

Honorary Degree, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

The Kyoto Prizes, Japan

2003 Person of Cultural Merit, Japan

2005 Gold Medal of Union Internationale des Architectes

Chevalier de lʼOrdre National de la Légion dʼHonneur, France

Affiliations

1991 Honorary Fellow, The American Institute of Architects

2002 Honorary Academician, The Royal Academy of Arts in London

Academic Activities

1987 Yale University, Visiting Professor

1988 Columbia University, Visiting Professor

1990 Harvard University, Visiting Professor

1997- The University of Tokyo, Professor

2003- The University of Tokyo, Emeritus Professor

2005 The University of Tokyo, Special University Professor Emeritus

University of California, Berkeley, Regent Professor

Representative Works

1983 Rokko Housing I, II (1993), III (1999) Kobe, Hyogo

1989 Church of the Light, Ibaraki, Osaka

1992 Benesse House Museum, Benesse House Oval (1995), Naoshima, Kagawa

1994 Chikatsu-Asuka Historical Museum, Kanan, Osaka

2000 Awaji-Yumebutai (Awaji Island Project), Higashiura, Hyogo

Komyo-ji Temple, Saijo, Ehime

FABRICA (Benetton Communications Research Center), Treviso, Italy

2001 Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, U.S.A.

ARMANI/TEATRO, Milan, Italy

Sayamaike Historical Museum, Osaka-Sayama, Osaka

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2002 Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Hyogo

The International Library of Childrenʼs Literature, Taito, Tokyo

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, U.S.A.

2003 4 x 4 House, Kobe, Hyogo

2004 Chichu Art Museum/Naoshima, Kagawa

Langen Foundation/Hombroich, Neuss, Germany

2006 Omotesando Hills (Omotesando Regeneration Project), Shibuya, Tokyo

Palazzo Grassi Renovation, Venice, Italy

2007 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Minato, Tokyo

2008 Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies��Fukutake Hall, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo

Tokyu Toyoko-Line Shibuya Station, Shibuya, Tokyo

 

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