[I-House Academy] On the Future of Japan

[A summary text of this lecture is available in the IHJ Bulletin, Vol.31, No.1, 2011.]

  • Speaker: Ando Tadao, Architect/ Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo
  • Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 2:00-3:20 pm
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (Students: 500 yen, IHJ Members: Free)
  • Language: Japanese (without translation)

Ando Tadao

Ando TadaoBorn in Osaka. Settled on the profession of architecture without having formal training and education in the field. Established Tadao Ando Architects & Associates in 1969. His major architectural projects include Row House in Sumiyoshi, 1979 (Azuma House, Annual Prize of the Architectural Institute of Japan) and Church of the Light, Osaka, 1989. Among the many honors he has received are the Pritzker Architectural Prize in 1995, the Kyoto Prize in 2002, and Order of Culture in 2010. Served as a visiting professor at Harvard University, Yale University and other universities.