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Document Details


Title: Kisho Kurokawa
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Kurokawa speaks about his family background; his education in Nagoya and Tokyo; his publications; his philosophy of Symbiosis; Metabolism in architecture; his architectural office; the Sporting Club at Illinois Center in Chicago; his art; the differences between practicing architecture in the United States and in Japan; his awards and honors; and his vision for the future.
Extent: 66 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/kurokawa.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kurokawa, Kisho Noriaki, 1934-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1934
Speaker place of birth: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; Aichi, Japan; Japan; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 67
Document location: Winnetka, IL
Document date: 28-May-2001
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Organizations discussed: University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Locations discussed: Aichi, Japan; Asia; Chicago, IL; Illinois; Japan; Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; North America; Tokyo, Japan; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aichi, Japan; Architects; Architectural design; Architectural firms; Architecture; Asia; Chicago, IL; Education; Family--History; Illinois; Japan; Nagoya, Aichi, Japan; North America; Oral history; Tokyo, Japan; United States; University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025543-27406