Kenzo Tanga

Kenzo Tanga is a Japanese Architect. He one of the most significant architect of the 20th Century. Tange was also an influential protagonist of the structuralist movement. He said: “It was, I believe, around 1959 or at the beginning of the sixties that I began to think about what I was later to call structuralism”, (cited in Plan 2/1982, Amsterdam). Tange gained international recognition in 1949 when he won the competition for the design of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. His university studies on urbanism put him in an ideal position to handle redevelopment projects after the Second World War. His ideas were explored in designs for Tokyo and Skopje. Tange’s work influenced a generation of architects across the world. Kenzo Tanga won the Pritzker Price in 1987 for his Architecture. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE…

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I am a Graphic Design student at Newport University.

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