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Architect , educator

Makoto Okano, Japanese architect, educator. Registered architect, Japan. Member Museum Planning Institute (board directors), Architectural Institute Japan (member committee Museum research).

Background

Okano, Makoto was born on January 6, 1946 in Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Mitsuru and Toshiko (Asoo) Okano.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Tokyo University, 1968. Master City Planning, Tokyo University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo University, 1978.

Master of Architecture, Cornell University, 1973.

Career

Architect Kenzo Tange & URTEC, Tokyo, 1968-1971. Member faculty staff Tsukuba University, Ibaragi, Japan, 1974-1975. Architect principal Okano Planning Associates, Inc., Tokyo, since 1978.

Member faculty staff Atomi Women's college, since 1978. Professor Kagawa University, since 2004. Architect Art Museum Sasebo City, Nagasaki, 1982-1983.

Architect master plan Tsukuba University, 1974-1975. Architect and city planner of various cities in Japan, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Japan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Creative Works of Okano Planning Associates, 1987, 97, Museums of Museum, 1997, Frank Lloyd Wright's Architectural Heritage, 2005. Translator: The Essay on Architecture (A.& P Smithson), 1978.

Membership

Member Museum Planning Institute (board directors), Architectural Institute Japan (member committee Museum research).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fine art, music, swimming, kabuki.

Connections

Married Emiko Sata, February 11, 1977. Children: Motoi, Hiromu.

father:
Mitsuru Okano

mother:
Toshiko (Asoo) Okano

spouse:
Emiko Sata

child:
Motoi Okano

child:
Hiromu Okano