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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We use cookies to make your reading a better experience. InHasegawa won first prize in a competition to design the Shonandai Cultural Centre. An event by The Hecar Foundation”. The first in the annual awards, supported by the Dorfman Foundation, was decided by a distinguished international jury, chaired by the architect and Royal Academician Louisa Hutton.

Itsuko Hasegawa wins first Royal Academy architecture prize Japanese architect is the first rewarded by Royal Academy. Shonandai Basegawa Centre, Kanagawa, Japan, From then untilshe worked with Kiyonori Kikutake and then spent two years studying at Tokyo Institute of Technology.


Photograph by Mistumasa Fujitsuka. From she worked under Kazuo Shinohara at the institute. In she established Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier.

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She has won istuko prizes and contests both in Japan and abroad.

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News and blog Filter Podcasts Videos. Shonandai Cultural Centre, Kanagawa, Japan, Suzu Performing Arts Center, ground floor plan.

Views Read Edit View history. Hasegawa buildings have light, using simple materials and dynamic forms. Moscow, Rotterdam, Oslo and Berlin.

We use cookies to improve your experience hasebawa. Through this prize we hope to bring her the much-needed recognition she deserves,” said Louisa Hutton RA, chair of the jury.

Her residential projects also earned a Japan Cultural Design Award. The project contains a 1,seat concert hall, a seat theatre, and a seat Noh theatre, and is surrounded by an eight-hectare landscape. After the metabolic experience, Hasegawa then continued to work with Shinoara on traditional Japanese architecture: Her buildings exude an optimism that could be interpreted as utopianism.


Itsuko Hasegawa

Read more Read less. This page was last edited on 20 Octoberituko Hasegawa won an open competition for the design of the Niigata Performing Arts Centre. In February, the Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa won the inaugural Royal Academy Architecture Prize, honouring her inspiring and enduring contribution to the culture of architecture. Art, coffee and conversation sessions for people living with dementia InMind Free for Accessible.

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His work has been exhibited in London, Paris. Farshid Moussavi new Royal Academician.

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