Mayekawa Kunio

前川 國男

1905 May 14, born in Niigata, Japan
1928 graduated from the architecture department, The University of Tokyo
1928-30 one of three Japanese architects who worked under Le Corbusier in Paris (the other two are Sakakura Junzo and Yoshizaka Takamasa)
1930-35 worked at the design firm of Antonin Raymond
1935 established Mayekawa Kunio Associates, Architects & Engineers
1975 established Mayekawa Associates, Architects & Engineers
1986 June 26, passed away in Tokyo

succeeding office

 

MAYEKAWA ASSOCIATES, ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS
8 Honshio-cho, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo, 160-0003, Japan
T: 03-3351-7101 / F: 03-3351-3764

 

株式会社 前川建築設計事務所
〒160-0003東京都新宿区本塩町8番地

www.maekawa-assoc.co.jp/index-en.htm

project list

 

1986 NEW ANNEX OF NATIONAL DIET LIBRARY, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
1979 FUKUOKA ART MUSEUM, Chuo ward, Fukuoka
1978 Yamanashi Prefecture Museum of Art, Kofu
1977 Museum for East Asian Art, Cologne, Germany
1975 Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
1974 HEAD OFFICE BUILDING OF THE TOKYO MARINE AND FIRE INSURANCE CO., LTD., Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
1970 Tekkokan Steel Building, Osaka

1961

 

Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Hall, Tokyo

National Diet Library, Tokyo

1960 Kyoto Hall, Kyoto
1958 HARUMI HIGH-RISE APARTMENTS
1955 INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF JAPAN, Minato ward, Tokyo
1954 KANAGAWA PREFECTURAL CONCERT HALL AND LIBRARY, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
1942 MAEKAWA HOUSE, at Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
1941 IIBASHI HOUSE, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

1986

NEW ANNEX OF NATIONAL DIET LIBRARY

国立国会図書館新館 - Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan Shinkan

address:   1-10-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
maps:   [Yahoo]
total floor area:   71,698 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 55

[Shinkenchiku] 1986/11 pages 195-206

[Kenchiku Bunka] 1986/11 pages 21-42

1979.09

FUKUOKA ART MUSEUM

address:   Oohori-koen, Chuo ward, Fukuoka
Japanese:   福岡県福岡市中央区大濠公園
total floor area:   26,053 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1980/1 pages 70-76

1974

HEAD OFFICE BUILDING OF THE TOKYO MARINE AND FIRE INSURANCE CO., LTD.

address:   1-2-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
maps:   [Yahoo]
total floor area:   63,120 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 116

1958

HARUMI HIGH-RISE APARTMENTS

晴海高層アパート - Harumi kōsō apāto

sources:   [Kenchiku-chishiki] 700 - 2013/3, pages 44-45

1955

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF JAPAN

address:   5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato ward, Tokyo
sources:   [Watanabe, Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] E5: page 121

1954

KANAGAWA PREFECTURAL CONCERT HALL AND LIBRARY

神奈川県立音楽堂、図書館 - Kanagawa-kenritsu Ongakudō, Toshokan

address:   9-2 Momijigaoka, Nishi ward, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
sources:   [Watanabe, Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] E3: page 120

1942

MAEKAWA HOUSE

address (rebuilt):  

at Edo-Tokyo Open-Air Architectural Museum

original location:  

Kamiosaki, Shinagawa ward, Tokyo

sources:   [Watanabe, Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] D108: page 115

1941

IIBASHI HOUSE

address:   Setagaya ward, Tokyo