Tadao Ando (2004)
September 13, 1941 |
Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan
|Awards||AIA Gold Medal, 2002|
|Practice||Tadao Ando Architects & Associates|
Row House, Sumiyoshi, 1979
|Projects||Rokko Housing I, II, III, Kobe, 1983-1999|
Tadao Ando is a Japanese architect. He was born in Osaka in 1941. Before he designed buildings, he had many other important experiences in his life. He became a professional boxer as a teenager and spent time in Thailand fighting. He then traveled around the world to learn about buildings. Ando became successful in the 1970s and has built buildings all over the world.
References[change | change source]
- Pritzker Architecture Prize, "Tadao Ando, 1995 Laureate"; retrieved 2013-3-27.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Ando, (2006) Taschen Books, Masao Furuyama, ISBN 978-3-8228-4895-1.