Top 20 Architect celebrities in Japan
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Architect celebrities [Updated January 25, 2022].
Kisho Kurokawa was born
on April 8, 1934
He ran for governor of Tokyo.
Kenzo Tange was born
on September 4, 1913
He won the design competition for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in 1949.
Fumihiko Maki was born
on September 6, 1928
He designed Tower 4 at the former World Trade Center site in Manhattan.
Tadao Ando was born
on September 13, 1941
He was heavily influenced by Japanese culture, emphasizing simplicity and open space.
Liang Sicheng was born
on April 20, 1901
He contributed to the design of the national emblem for the People's Republic of China and to the reconstruction of Beijing.
Sou Fujimoto was born
on August 4, 1971
in Hokkaido, Japan.
In 2017, he opened the L'Arbre Blanc in Montpellier, France.
William McDonough was born
on February 21, 1951
He designed 901 Cherry Ave in California, once home to Gap, Inc., before it housed YouTube.
Wells Coates was born
on December 17, 1895
He and Maxwell Fry were instrumental in founding the British wing of CIAM, the Modern Architectural Research Group (MARS).