Introduction
Tadao Ando (安藤 忠雄, Andō Tadao, born 13 September 1941) is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as "critical regionalism". He is the winner of the 1995 Pritzker Prize.
Wikidata
Q208220
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Introduction
Ando worked as a truck driver and boxer prior to the period 1962-1969, when he embarked on a self-directed course of architectural study, observing temples, shrines, and tea houses, and the work of modernists such as Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He returned to to Osaka in 1969 to open his own studio, Tadao Ando, Architect & Associates.
Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Architect
Names
Tadao Ando, Tadao Andō, 安藤忠雄
Ulan
500034032
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