Born in 1941. Main works: Sendai Mediatheque, TOD’S Omotesando Building, Tama Art University Library (Hachioji campus), The Main Stadium for the World Games 2009 in Kaohsiung (Taiwan R.O.C.), etc. Under development: Taichung Metropolitan Opera House (Taiwan R.O.C.), Multimedia Complex on the site of Gifu University’s School of Medicine (tentative), etc. Awards and Prizes: Architectural Institute of Japan Prize, Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the 8th International Architecture Exhibition “NEXT” at the Venice Biennale, Royal Gold Medal from The Royal Institute of British Architects, Praemium Imperiale in Honor of Prince Takamatsu, etc.
TOD'S Omotesando Building(2004) │ Sendai Mediatequw(2001) │ ”Home-for-All” by Kumamoto Artpolis Tohoku Support Group(2011)