Tadao Ando

  • Date of birth: 1941
  • Location: Osaka
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Tadao Ando (1941) is a Japanese architect from Osaka. Ando works primarily in exposed cast-in-place concrete and is renowned for an exemplary craftsmanship. His style evokes a Japanese sense of materiality, junction and special narrative, through the aesthetics of international modernism. In 1995 he won the Pritzker Architecture Price, the highest distinction in the field of architecture.