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Yoshio Taniguchi, Japanese architect. Recipient Japan Art Academy award, 1987, Praemium Imperiale award, Japan Art Association, 2005. Fellow: American Institute of Architects (honorary).

Background

Taniguchi, Yoshio was born on October 17, 1937 in Tokyo.

Education

Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Keio University, Tokyo, 1960. Degree in Architecture, Harvard University, 1964.

Career

With, studio of architect Tange Kenzo Tokyo University, 1964—1972. Established architectural office Taniguchi, Takamiya & Associates, 1975. President Taniguchi & Associates, 1979.

Teacher University Cape Town, University California, Los Angeles, Tokyo University, Tokyo Poltechnic University. Guest lecturer Harvard University, 1978, 87, Tokyo National University Fine Arts and Music, since 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Shiseido Art House, 1978 (Architectural Institute of Japan award, 1980), Ken Domon Museum Photography, 1983 (Yoshida Isoya prize, 1984), Tokyo Sea Life Park, 1989 (Mainichi Art award, 1990), Higashiyama Kaii Gallery, Nagano City, Japan, 1990, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum Contemporary Art, 1991 (Murano Togo prize, 1994), Kanazawa Library., Kansai Rinkai Park, Toyota Municipal Museum Art, 1995, Centennial Memorial Hall of Kyoto National Museum, 1998, Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, Tokyo National Museum, 1999 (Architectural Institute Japan prize, 2001), Museum Modern Art, New York City, 2004 (Brendan Gill prize, 2005), Kyoto National Museum, Centennial Hall, 2006, Asia House, Houston, Texas.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Architects (honorary).

Connections

Married Kumi Taniguchi.

spouse:
Kumi Taniguchi.