Kenzo Tange in 1981
|Birth date||4 September 1913|
|Birth place||Osaka, Japan|
|Date of death||22 March 2005|
|Place of death||Tokyo, Japan|
|Alma mater||The University of Tokyo|
|Buildings||Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Plan for Skopje, Tokyo Olympic arenas, St Mary's Cathedral|
|Awards||RIBA Gold Medal, AIA Gold Medal, Order of Culture, Order of Sacred Treasure|
Early life[change | change source]
Tange studied film at Nihon University to avoid joining the military.
Career[change | change source]
Tange won a contest to design the Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere Memorial Hall in 1942.
In 1959-60 Tange was a founding member of the architectural movement called Metabolism.
In 1987, Tange won the Pritzker Prize.
Honors[change | change source]
Gallery[change | change source]
Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka (1982)
UOB Plaza in Singapore (1992)
The building of the National bank of Macedonia
References[change | change source]
- "Kenzo Tange, 1987 Laureate, Biography"; retrieved 2012-3-1. Archived version.
- "Obituary: Kenzo Tange". The Guardian. March 23, 2005. http://www.theguardian.com/news/2005/mar/23/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries1.
- Stewart, Dennis B (2002). The Making of a Modern Japanese Architecture: From the Founders to Shinohara and Isozaki. New York, United States: Kodansha International. ISBN 4-770-02933-0.