The winner of the Royal Academy’s inaugural Architecture Prize for lifetime achievement on being a woman in a male-dominated field. After graduating from the Department of Architecture at Kanto Gakuin University, Itsuko Hasegawa became a research student in the Department of Architecture. archINFORM homepage of Itsuko Hasegawa (*) – Japanese architect, active in Tokyo [contains a list of buildings].
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Inaugural Royal Academy Architecture Prize winner Itsuko Hasegawa will present her work and influences in this special celebratory lecture. Sumida Culture Factory, Tokyo, Japan, The Royal Academy is also pleased to share the shortlist for the first RA Dorfman Awardwhich champions global talent that represents the future of architecture.
The Royal Academy of Arts in London today announced that the renowned Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa has been awarded the Royal Academy Architecture Prizeisuko her inspiring and enduring contribution to the culture of architecture.
Hasegawa seems to be speculating how one can change the world through architecture in employing the skills of the discipline—by designing and making buildings—in the service of society. He studied with the architect Kiyonori Kikutake and worked as a research assistant for Kazuo Shinohara. Part of her work has a great social commitment, Itsuko Hasegawa has never seen architecture as a singular creative act and isolated by an individual – on the contrary, she is convinced that the construction must be a social event.
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Her buildings exude an optimism that could be interpreted as utopianism. Retrieved from ” https: This truly eclectic range of talent represents the future of architecture.
Her itwuko projects also earned a Japan Cultural Design Award. China Germany India Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Sri Lanka Korea icon-camera close icon-comments icon-down-sm icon-download icon-facebook icon-heart icon-heart icon–mobile-logo icon-next-sm icon-next icon-pinterest icon-play icon-plus icon-prev-sm icon-prev Search icon-twitter icon-views icon-instagram.
Hasegawa earned acclaim when she won first prize in the open competition to design the Shonandai Cultural Centre in Fujisawa. Her residential projects also earned a Japan Cultural Design Award. The five shortlistees represent architects from all over the world who are operating within very different cultural and economic contexts.
She founded hasegawz own practice, Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier, in and was the first woman architect to design a public building in Japan.
InHasegawa won first prize in a hasegawz to design the Shonandai Cultural Centre. In she established Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier. His work has been exhibited in London, Paris. Featured Article Being a sitter for Egon Schiele. An event by The Hecar Foundation”.
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Itzuko Read Edit View history. Suzu Performing Arts Center, ground floor plan. Shonandai Cultural Centre, Kanagawa, Japan, The project contains a 1,seat concert hall, a seat theatre, and a seat Noh theatre, and is surrounded by an eight-hectare landscape.
Shonandai Cultural Centre, Kanagawa, Japan, She has also lectured at numerous universities and was a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University in Also, in she received the Japanese Prime Minister’s Award for her contribution to the achievement of a gender equality society.
Photograph by Mistumasa Fujitsuka.
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Hasegawa earned acclaim when she won first prize in the open competition itsu,o design the Shonandai Cultural Centre in Fujisawa. In she established Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier.