Curriculum Vitae



1928, Tokyo

Present Position

Principal, Maki and Associates


1954         Master of Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

1953         Master of Architecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art

1952         Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tokyo

Professional Affiliations

Registered Architect, Japan

Registered Architect, Germany

Member, Japan Institute of Architects

Honorary Fellow, American Arts and Science

Honorary Fellow, American Institute of Architects

Honorary Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects

Honorary Fellow, Czech Institute of Architects

Honorary Fellow, Mexican Institute of Architects

Honorary Fellow, Bund Deutscher Architekten

Honorary Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Honorary Fellow, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea

Honorary Fellow, French Academy of Architecture

Honorary Fellow, Royal Australian Institute of Architects

Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des letters, France

Teaching and Research

1956-58     Assistant Professor, Washington University

1958-60     Graham Foundation Fellow

1960-62     Associate Professor, Washington University

1962-65     Associate Professor, GSD Harvard University

1965-85     Visiting Critic, universities in United States and Europe

1979-89     Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Tokyo

Domestic Awards

1963         Japan Institute of Architecture Prize for Toyota Memorial Hall

1969         Mainichi Art Prize for Rissho University Campus

1980         Japan Art Prize for Hillside Terrace

1992         The Asahi Prize

1985         Japan Institute of Architecture Prize for Fujisawa Municipal Gymnasium

1997               Togo Murano Award, Murano Memorial Foundation

2001         The Grand Prize of Japan Institute of Architecture

International Awards

1987         Reynolds Memorial Award for SPIRAL

1988         Wolf Prize, Israel

1988         Chicago Architecture Award

1990         Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture, Charlottesville, Virginia

1993         The Pritzker Architecture Prize

1993         UIA (Union of International Architect) Gold Medal

1993               Prince of Wales Prize in Urban Design, Harvard University (for Hillside Terrace)

1994         Arnold Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1999         Praemium Imperiale, The Japan Art Association


1985         “Recent Projects of Fumihiko Maki.” Sony Tower, Osaka

“Paris Biennale.” La Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris

“New Public Architecture: Recent Projects by Fumihiko Maki & Arata Isozaki.” Japan House Gallery, New York; Rice University

1987-91     “Recent Projects.” IFA Paris, Venezia, Roma, Genova, Zurich, Graz, Berlin, Stuttgart, Antwerp, Copenhagen, Freiburg, Vienna

1987         “Tokyo: Form & Spirit.” Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MoMA New York & San Francisco,

IBM Gallery New York

1990-91     “Architecture in Place.” The University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Philadelphia; New York;

RIBA, London

1991         “Proposals for the Kyoto Concert Hall Competition.” Japanese Pavilion; “Proposals for the

Palazzo del Cinema, Venezia.”

Italian Pavilion, Venice Biennale,

1993         “Hillside Terrace 1967-1992.” Harvard University, Cambridge

“Gold Medalist Retrospective Exhibition.” UIA & AIA Convention, Chicago

1995         “Light Construction.” Museum of Modern Art, New York

1996         “A Presence Called Architecture-Report from the Site.” Gallery MA, Tokyo

1997         “Architecture in Japan-Tradition in the Future.” The Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

“From the Sublime to the Meticulous.” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

1998         “Japan 2000: Architecture for the Japanese Public.” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

“The Construction of Scenery.” Hillside Terrace, Tokyo

“The Recent Projects.” The Museum of Fine Art, Mexico City

1999         “Pritzker Architecture Prize, 1979-1999.” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

“Exhibition of Works by New Members and Recipients of Awards.” American Academy of Arts

and Letters, New York

“Making of the Public Realm-From Three Recent Projects.” Borusan Culture and Art Center, Istanbul

1998               “4th Bienal Internacional de Arquitetura.” San Paulo, Brazil

2001-03       “Modernity and the Construction of Scenery.” Victoria & Albert Museum, London;

Deutsches Zentrum, Berlin; Danish Center for Architecture, Copenhagen; Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris, France

2003         “Recent Projects.” Urban Redevelopment Agency, Singapore

2004         “Kirishima Concert Hall.” Venice Biennale

2005         “Recent Projects of Fumihiko Maki.” Royal Academy of Art, London

2006         “The Aga Khan Museum Project in Toronto.” Louvre Museum, Paris

Major Projects

1960         Toyoda Memorial Hall, Nagoya University

1967-92    Hillside Terrace Apartment Complex (6 phases), Tokyo

1979         Iwasaki Art Museum, Ibusuki, Kagoshima

1984         Fujisawa Municipal Gymnasium, Kanagawa

1985         SPIRAL, Tokyo

1986         The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

1989         TEPIA Science Pavilion, Tokyo

1989         Makuhari Messe, Chiba

1990         Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Tokyo

1992         Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Kanagawa

1992         Yerba Buena Center for the Visual Arts, San Francisco

1993         Isar Buro Park, Munich

1994               Kirishima International Concert Hall, Kagoshima

1995               Fukuoka University Student Center, Fukuoka

1997         Kaze-no-Oka Crematorium, Nakatsu, Oita

1997         Natori Performing Arts Center, Miyagi

1998         Makuhari Messe Phase II, Chiba

1998         Hillside West, Tokyo

1999         Toyama International Conference Center, Toyama

2000         Fukushima Gender Equality Center, Fukushima

2001         Maki Solitaire, Dusseldorf, Germany

2002         TRIAD, Harmonic Drive Extension Complex, Nagano

2002         Fukui Prefectural Library and Archives, Fukui

2002         Rolex Toyocho Bldg., Tokyo

2003         Yokohama I-land Tower, Yokohama

2003         TV Asahi New Headquarters, Tokyo

2003         Toki Messe, Niigata Convention Center, Niigata

2004               University of Tokyo Law / Political Science Learning Center

The National Institute for Japanese Language, Tachikawa

2006         Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, Shimane

Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis

2007         Republic Polytechnic Campus Development, Singapore

Mihara Performing Arts Center, Hiroshima

Renovation of Toyoda Memorial Hall, Nagoya University

2008         The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, Ottawa

Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania

2009         Novartis Campus Basel, WSJ-174

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Arts and Science Building


Current Projects

2011         Skyline Orchard, Singapore

2012         Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada

New Machida City Hall, Tokyo

Redevelopment of Taipei Main Station Area, Taipei

World Trade Center Tower 4 – 150 Greenwich Street, New York

20XX        Urban Redevelopment of Chateaucreux, Saint-Etienne, France