Architect. Born in 1941.
Main works: Sendai Mediatheque, ‘Minna no Mori’ Gifu Media Cosmos, National Taichung Theater (Taiwan R.O.C.), etc.
Awards: Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale, Royal Gold Medal from The Royal Institute of British Architects, The Pritzker Architecture Prize, etc.
Established a private architectural school “ITO JUKU” in 2011 including Architecture School for Children and the activities for the development of an island to foster young and talented architects for the age and society to come.