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Famous Japanese Architecture on One Map

There are many famous architects in Japan.
There are Japanese architects who have won the The Pritzker Architecture Prize.
You can see the works designed by these architects in Japan.

The Pritzker Architecture Prize
The international prize, which is awarded each year to a living architect/s for significant achievement, was established by the Pritzker family of Chicago through their Hyatt Foundation in 1979. It is granted annually and is often referred to as “architecture’s Nobel” and “the profession’s highest honor.”
source:www.pritzkerprize.com

I will introduce Works of famous Japanese architects who have won the The Pritzker Architecture Prize.

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Tadao Ando

Because he could not go to the university for economic reasons, he did not receive education for construction.
He had studied the architecture by himself and passed one for the architect examination.
In 1995 he won the Pritzker Prize.
He is known for designing famous works such as “hikarino kyoukai”.

Hikarino Kyokai -Church of the Light-(1989)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4b/Ibaraki_Kasugaoka_Church_light_cross.jpg
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Mizuno Kyokai -Chapel on the water-(1988)

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Kazeno kyokai -Chapel in MT. ROKKO-(1986)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ja/8/87/Kaze_no_kyokai01.jpg
source:wikipedia

Aomori Contemporary Art Centre(2001)

http://www.acac-aomori.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/img_yagai01.jpg
source:acac-aomori.jp

The Museum for Wood Culture(1994)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a5/Inside_of_The_Museum_for_wood_culture.JPG/1280px-Inside_of_The_Museum_for_wood_culture.JPG
source:wikipedia

Toyo Ito

There are special works such as designing works using aluminum and steel frames, or designing concrete with curves.
In 2013 he won the Pritzker Prize.
He is known for designing famous works such as Sendai Mediatheque.

Sendai mediatheque(2000)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Sendai_Mediatheque_2009.jpg
source:wikipedia

Yatsushiro Municipal Museum(1991)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/db/Yatsushiro_Municipal_Museum.jpg/1024px-Yatsushiro_Municipal_Museum.jpg
source:wikipedia

Matsumoto performing arts centre(2004)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b3/Matsumoto_Performing_Arts_Centre_2010.jpg/1920px-Matsumoto_Performing_Arts_Centre_2010.jpg
source:wikipedia

Meisono mori(2006)

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ZA-KOENJI Public Theatre(2008)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/60/Za-koenji.jpg/1280px-Za-koenji.jpg
source:wikipedia

‘Minna no Mori’ Gifu Media Cosmos(2015)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/96/Gifu_Media_Cosmos_exterior_ac_%281%29.jpg/1920px-Gifu_Media_Cosmos_exterior_ac_%281%29.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/05/Gifu_Media_Cosmos_ac_%2821%29.jpg/1280px-Gifu_Media_Cosmos_ac_%2821%29.jpg
source:wikipedia

Shigeru Ban

He had studied architecture in America.He is known for architecture using paper tube and container and is actively engaged in disaster relief activities.activities.
In 2014 he won the Pritzker Prize.

Mt. Fuji world heritage centre(2017)

https://webdesignmagazine.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/shigeru-ban2.jpg
source:mtfuji-whc

Seikei Gakuen Library(2006)

https://www.seikei.ac.jp/university/library/img/info/gallery/gallery5.jpg
source:seikei.ac.jp

Oita Prefectural Art Museum(2014)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d2/Oita_OPAM_1.jpg/1200px-Oita_OPAM_1.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Oita_OPAM_2.jpg/1200px-Oita_OPAM_2.jpg
source:wikipedia

Onagawa station(2015)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Onagawa-stn-01.jpg
source:wikipedia

Kenzo Tange

For the Tokyo Olympic Games, he designed Yoyogi National Gymnasium and became a world famous architect. In 2006 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum designed by him was designated as an important cultural asset.
In 1987 he won the Pritzker Prize.

Yoyogi National Gymnasium(1964)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Yoyogi-National-First-Gymnasium-01.jpg
source:wikipedia

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum(1955)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/31/Hiroshima_Peace_Memorial_Museum_2008_01.JPG/1280px-Hiroshima_Peace_Memorial_Museum_2008_01.JPG
source:wikipedia

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park(1955)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d7/HiroshimaPeacePark050109.jpg/800px-HiroshimaPeacePark050109.jpg
source:wikipedia

St. Mary’s Cathedral(1964)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/07/St._Mary%27s_Cathedral_Tokyo.jpg/1200px-St._Mary%27s_Cathedral_Tokyo.jpg

FCG Headquarters Building(1996)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9f/2018_FCG_Headquarters_Building_2.jpg/1199px-2018_FCG_Headquarters_Building_2.jpg