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Arata Isozaki
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Personal information
Name Arata Isozaki
Nationality Japanese
Birth date 1931 (age 89–90)
Birth place Ōita, Japan
Work
Awards Royal Gold Medal, 1986
Pritzker Architecture Prize, 2019

Arata Isozaki (磯崎 新 Isozaki Arata?, born 23 July 1931) is a Japanese architect.[1]

Early life

Isozaki was born in Ōita.[2]

He studied with Kenzo Tange, Kisho Kurokawa, and Fumihiko Maki at the University of Tokyo.[2] He graduated in 1954.[1]

Career

Isozaki worked for Kenzo Tange & Urtec from 1954 to 1963.[1] He started his own design office in 1963.[3]

In 2005, Arata Isozaki started another office in Italy called Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associates.[4]

Isozaki was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in March 2019.

List of projects

the Kyoto Concert Hall was built in 1995
...
  • 2011 — Maranello Library, Maranello, Italy[9]
  • 2012 — Bologna Station, Bologna, Italy[10]
  • 2014 — Citylife, Milan, Italy[11]

Honors

References

The "Granship" (Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center) was built in 1999
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Kenneth Frampton, Kenneth. "Arata Isozaki," Grove Art Online (2009). Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Corkill, Edan. "Arata Isozaki: Astonishing by design". Japan Times, 1 June 2008. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  3. Arata Isozaki & Associates, Profile. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  4. Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associati, Practice profile. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 ArchNet.org, Arata Isozaki. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  6. Ikeda, Satoru. "Granship" (Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center) "Sails Forth" as a New Home for Japanese Cultural, Sports and Other Events," Nagata Acoustics News, Vol. 99-6, No.138, June 25, 1999. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Arata Isozaki & Associates, Projects. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  8. Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associati, Turin Ice Hockey Stadium. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  9. Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associati, Maranello New Library. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  10. Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associati, Bologna Station. Retrieved 2012-2-29.
  11. Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associati, Citylife. Retrieved 2012-2-29.

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