Kisho Kurokawa (1934 – 2007) is a Japanese Architect and furniture designer.
Graduated Kyoto University, B. / Arch. Course, Department of Architecture (1957), Tokyo University, M. / Arch. Course, Graduate School of Architecture (1959)
Tokyo University, Dr. / Arch. Course, Graduate School of Architecture (1964).
In 1960, at the age of 26, he made his debut into the world as one of the founders of the Metabolism Movement.
His publication includes “Urban Design”, “Homo Movens”, “Thesis on Architecture I and II”, “The Era of Nomad”, “Philosophy of Symbiosis”, “Hanasuki”, “Poems of Architecture”, “Kisho Kurokawa Note”, and “Revolution of City”. “Philosophy of Symbiosis”, which was awarded the Japan Grand Prix of Literature, was first published in 1987 and was revised in 1991. The book “Philosophy of Symbiosis” was translated into English and was cited Excellence from the AIA in 1992.
His work was shown in numerous exhibitions in New York, Paris, London, Dublin, Moscow, Milan, Florence, Rome, Budapest, and Sofia.
- Japanese EDO Chair by Kisho Kurokawa for PPM Corporation, 1980s
- Fractal Series of furniture
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