Arata Isozaki facts for kids
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|Birth date||1931 (age 89–90)|
|Birth place||Ōita, Japan|
|Awards||Royal Gold Medal, 1986
Pritzker Architecture Prize, 2019
Isozaki was born in Ōita.
Isozaki worked for Kenzo Tange & Urtec from 1954 to 1963. He started his own design office in 1963.
In 2005, Arata Isozaki started another office in Italy called Arata Isozaki & Andrea Maffei Associates.
Isozaki was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in March 2019.
List of projects
- Ōita Prefectural Library, Ōita, Japan, 1966
- Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1974
- Kitakyushu Central Library, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1975
- West Japan General Exhibition Center, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1977
- Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, California, US, 1987
- Art Tower Mito, Japan, 1990
- Palau Sant Jordi for the 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain, 1990
- Team Disney, Orlando, Florida, US, 1992
- Domus Casa Del Hombre, La Coruña, Spain, 1995
- Kyoto Concert Hall, Kyoto, Japan, 1995
- Granship Convention Center, Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan, 1999
- University of Central Asia's three campuses in Tekeli, Kazakhstan; Naryn, the Kyrgyz Republic; and Khorog, Tajikistan, 2004
- Torino Palasport Olimpico, Turin, Italy, 2006
- Diamond Island, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2006
- Himalayas Center, Shanghai, China, 2008
- 2011 — Maranello Library, Maranello, Italy
- 2012 — Bologna Station, Bologna, Italy
- 2014 — Citylife, Milan, Italy
- Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Gold Medal, 1986
Images for kids
Art Tower in Mito, Ibaraki (1990)
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