Tange, Kenzō, 1913-2005

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Kenzō Tange (b. 4 September 1913, Osaka, Japan–d. 22 March 2005, Tokyo, Japan) wan an architect and winner of 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. He attended Nihon University and University of Tokyo and became an assistant professor at University of Tokyo. He developed an interest in urban studies, which was one of the reason he helped design new plans for Japanese cities destroyed in WWII. He designed many well known monuments and buildings including Peace Center in Hiroshima, Ise Shrine; Tokyo Olympic arenas, and the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
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creatorOf Tange, Kenzō, 1913-2005. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Blake, Peter, 1920-2006. Peter Blake architectural records and papers, 1910-2006 (bulk 1980-2002). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. Peter C. Marzio, subject files, 1982-1999. Hirsch Library Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
referencedIn Tange, Kenzo, 1914- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Walter Gropius papers, 1925-1969 (inclusive), 1937-1969 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peter Blake architectural records and papers, 1910-2006, (bulk 1980-2002) Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives,
referencedIn Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. Walter and Ise Gropius papers, 1883-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kenzō Tange : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Tange, Kenzō, 1913-2005. Letters, 1961-1967, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. Walter and Ise Gropius papers, 1883-1981. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Blake, Peter, 1920-2006. person
correspondedWith Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. corporateBody
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Tokyo 40 JP
Osaka 09 JP
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Birth 1913-09-04

Death 2005-03-22

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