kazuo shinohara receives golden lion in memoriam award
kazuo shinohara receives golden lion in memoriam award kazuo shinohara receives golden lion in memoriam award
aug 30, 2010

kazuo shinohara receives golden lion in memoriam award

l: centennial hall by kazuo shinohara, 1987 image by R357 r: kazuo shinohara portrait by corbis

the golden lion in memoriam award was presented to the late japanese architect kazuo shinohara, (1925 – 2006). shinohara, founder of the so-called ‘shinohara school’, had a lasting impact on japanese architecture, mentoring figures such as toyo ito, itsuko hasegawa and this year’s venice biennale director kazuyo sejima. he sought to reconcile japanese aesthetics with modernism. centennial hall at the tokyo institute of technology (TIT) is among his most widely praised works.

kumamoto police station by kazuo shinohara, 1990 image ad

ukiyoe museum, matsumoto, 1982

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