Kisho Kurokawa (b.1934) Japanese Architect and Designer

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Kisho Kurokawa (1934 – 2007) is a Japanese Architect and furniture designer.

Education

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).

Biography

In 1960, at 26, he made his debut into the world as one of the founders of the Metabolism Movement.ย ย 

Books

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.

Exhibitions

His work was shown in numerous exhibitions in New York, Paris, London, Dublin, Moscow, Milan, Florence, Rome, Budapest, and Sofia.

Works (furniture)

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

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