Kisho Kurokawa Architect

Kisho Kurokawa, Architect, Design Studio Japan, Tower, Tokyo, Buildings, Design, Projects

Kisho Kurokawa : Architecture

Japanese Architecture : Metabolism – KKAA Architects Studio Tokyo

22 Jun 2012

Swansea Building – Latest Design

Maggie’s South West Wales, UK
Date built: 2012
Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates (KKAA) with Garber & James
Maggies Swansea
photograph : Thore Garbers

Maggie’s South West Wales
Design by late Dr Kisho Kurokawa, ArBITAT architects – RIBA Award 2012

Kisho Kurokawa – Recent Building added

National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan
Date built: 2011
Kisho Kurokawa architect & associates + Nihon Sekkei, Inc:
National Art Center Tokyo
photograph © Robert Day

Kisho Kurokawa : Japanese Architecture Tour – added 2 Jun 2011

Kisho Kurokawa – Key Projects

Kisho Kurokawa – Major Building

Nakagin Capsule Tower
Pod-like tower building with relationship to Moshe Safdie’s Habitat Expo housing but more vertical and regular. Each pod has a circular window which makes the building look like a stack of washing machines – Le Corbusier’s Machine Houses realised!

Kisho Kurokawa : Van Gogh Museum Exhibition Wing, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Van Gogh Museum
photo © Adrian Welch

Kisho Kurokawa – Key Buildings

Designs by Kisho Kurokawa, alphabetical:

Astana – Masterplan, Kazakhstan
Date built: 1998-2004
Kisho Kurokawa: design competition win

Fukui City Museum of Art, Fukui, Japan
Date built: 1993-96

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Date built: 1988-89

Kibi-cho City Hall / Kibi Dome, Wakayama, Japan
Date built: 1993-95

Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date built: 1992-98

Louvain-La-Neuve Museum, Belgium
Date built: 1990-92

Melbourne Central, Melbourne, Australia
Date built: 1986-91

The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan
Date built: 1990-94

Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Date built: 1983-87

Nakagin Capsule Tower, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
Date built: 1970-72

Nara City Museum of Photography, Nara, Japan
Date built: 1989-91

National Gallery in Tokyo, Roppongi, Tokyo
Date built: 2000-05
Design: KKAA ; Nihon Sekkei Inc.
Worlds Spectacular Museum Buildings
photo : Kevin Hemphill
National Art Center Tokyo

National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan
1973-77

Osaka International Convention Centre, Osaka
1994-2000

Saitama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
1978-82

Singapore Flyer – observation wheel, Marina Bay, Singapore
2005-08
Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates with DP Architects

Sony Tower, Osaka, Japan
1972-76

The Sporting Club at Illinois Center, Chicago, USA
1987-90

Toyota City Stadium, Toyota City, Japan
1997-2001

Van Gogh Museum – New Wing, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1990-98

Zenit Stadium, St.Petersburg, Russia
2006-09

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Kisho Kurokawa – Practice Information

1934-2007
Born in Nagoya, Aichi

Japanese architect
One of Metabolist Movement founders in 1960

Office of KKAA established 1962, Tokyo

Kisho Kurokawa : Tokyo Architects Studio

Kisho Kurokawa was taught by famous Japanese architect Kenzo Tange

Kisho Kurokawa – Education
Degree: Kyoto University Department of Architecture 1957
Masters: Tokyo University School of Architecture 1959
Doctorate: Tokyo University School of Architecture 1964

Nagakin Capsule Tower, off Shuto Orbital, Shinbashi, Tokyo
1972
13 storeys – 140 prefabricated capsules apartments
Kisho Kurokawa owned Pod No. 1301

Kisho Kurokawa buildings – designs listed chronologically

Kisho Kurokawa : Japanese Architect

Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates Head Office is in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Branch Offices in Nagoya-Tokai, Osaka, St.Petersburg (Russia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Wakayama Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Japanese Buildings
Black House
photo : Yoshiharu Matsumura

Kisho Kurokawa : Modern Architect

Architecture Studios

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Kisho Kurokawa Architect & Associates – page

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