Tange Kenzo

丹下 健三

1913 September 4 born in Imabari, Shikoku Island
1935 started studying at The University of Tokyo, Architecture Department
1938 graduated from The University of Tokyo
1938-41 worked for Mayekawa Kunio
1942-45 completed doctor course at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School
1946 became an assistant professor at The University of Tokyo, his students include Maki Fumihiko, Kamiya Kohi, Isozaki Arata, Kurokawa Kisho, Oki Taneo, Hara Hiroshi
1959-60 Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
1961 established Kenzo Tange + Urtec, urbanists and architects, Tokyo
1963-74 Professor of urban engineering at The University of Tokyo, students include Taniguchi Yoshio
1972
Visiting Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
2005 March 22 died in Tokio

office

 

Kenzo Tange + Urtec, urbanists and architects

7-2-21 Akasaka, Minato ward, Tokyo, Japan

former employees

 

project list

 

1996 FCG BUIDLING - FUJI TELEBI, Minato ward, Tokyo
1994 SHINJUKU PARK TOWER, PARK HYATT HOTEL, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo
1992 UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY HEADQUARTERS, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
1991 THE TOKYO CITY HALL COMPLEX, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo
1989

YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART, Yokohama city, Kanagawa

1982 HYOGO PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY, Himeji city, Hyogo
1982 AKASAKA PRINCE HOTEL, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
1978 HANAE MORI BUILDING, Minato ward, Tokyo
1977

King's Palace and the Crown Prince's Palace, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Sogetsu Hall and Office, Tokyo

Headquaters Building, Tokyo

Turkish Embassy and Chancery, Tokyo

1976

Yarmouk University, Amman, Jordan (with Jafar Tukan and Partners)

Bab-Ezzouar III University City, Algeria

Institute of Architecture and Urbanism, Oran, Algeria

King Faisal Foundation Headquarters Complex, Saudi Arabia

Japanese Embassy, Mexico City (with Pedro Ramirez Vazquez and Manuel Rosen)

1975

New Presidential Palace, Damascus, Syria (with Mohammad Nofal)

Imperial Iranian Embassy, Tokyo

1974

Sacred Garden of the Buddha's Birthplace, Lumbini, Nepal

Farah Park Hotel, Tehran (with Mir-Djalali and Detail Consulting Company)

Bulgarian Embassy and Chancery, Tokyo

Minneapolis Arts Complex (with Parker Klein Associates)

1973

Andalouses Tourist Complex, Oran, Algeria

Hokusetsu New Town Center, Hyogo

1972

Inner Harbor Residential Development, Baltimore (with Cochran, Stephenson and Donkervoet, and Parker Klein Associates)

1971

University, hospital, and dormitory, Oran, Algeria

1970

Press and Broadcasting Center, Shizuoka

Master plan for Morioka city, Iwate

Olivetti Technical Center, Kanagawa

Master plan, trunk facilities, and Festival Plaza, Expo '70, Osaka

Kuwait Embassy and Chancery, Tokyo

1969

International Air Terminal Building, Kuwait

New Central Station, Skopje, Yugoslavia

1968 International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo
1967

SHIZUOKA PRESS AND BROADCASTING CENTER, Chuo ward, Tokyo
DENTSU HEADQUARTERS BUILDING, Chuo ward, Tokyo
YUKARI NURSERY SCHOOL, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

University of the Sacred Heart, Taipei, Taiwan

Press and Broadcasting Center, Yamanashi

1966

City Center Reconstruction Project, Skopje, Yugoslavia

1964

Prefectural Gymnasium, Kagawa

SAINT MARY'S CATHEDRAL, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
NATIONAL GYMNASIUMS FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

Tsukiji Redevelopment Plan, Tokyo

Ichinomiya Housing Project, Kagawa

1962 Nichinan Cultural Center, Miyazaki
1961 Totsuka Country Club House, Kanagawa
1960 Kurashiki City Hall, Okayama
1958

Imabari City Hall, Ehime

Prefectural Government Offices, Kagawa

1957 Tokyo Metropolitan Government Offices
1955 HIROSHIMA PEACE MEMORIAL MUSEUM, Naka ward, Hiroshima
1953 Kenso Tange House, Tokyo
1952 CENOTAPH FOR THE A-BOMB VICTIMS, Naka ward, Hiroshima
1947 Master plan for Hiroshima

1996

FCG BUIDLING (Fuji-Sankei Communication Group) - FUJI TELEBI

address:   2-4-8 Daiba, Minato ward, Tokyo
maps:   [Yahoo]
total floor area:   141,825 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2] page 163

1994.05

SHINJUKU PARK TOWER, PARK HYATT HOTEL

address:   3-7-20 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都新宿区西新宿3-7-20

maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   264,456 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 77

1992.07

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY HEADQUARTERS

address:   5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都渋谷区神宮前5-53-70

maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   21,301 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 21

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 172-173

1991.03

THE TOKYO CITY HALL COMPLEX

address:   2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都新宿区西新宿2-8-1

maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   380,502 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 75

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 220-225

[Agematsu, Yuji: Japanese Architecture Today; in: Gatti, Franco: Rethinking Japan - Literature, visual arts & linguistics] page 45

 

1989

YOKOHAMA MUSEUM OF ART

横浜美術館 - Yokohama Bijutsu-kan

address:   3-4 Minato-Mirai, Nishi ward, Yokohama city, Kanagawa
total floor area:  

26,830 m²

sources:  

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 266-267

1982

HYOGO PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY

兵庫県立歴史博物館

address:   68 Hon-machi, Himeji city, Hyogo
Japanese:   兵庫県姫路市本町68
© robert baum tokyo, 26 March 2005
© robert baum tokyo, 26 March 2005
address:  
68 Hon-machi, Himeji city, Hyogo
total floor area:   7,465 m²
sources:  
[Architectural Map of Osaka / Kobe] page 312

1982.10

AKASAKA PRINCE HOTEL

address:   1-2 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都千代田区紀尾井町1-2

maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   69,948 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 55

Demolished.

1978

HANAE MORI BUILDING

address:   3-6-1 Kita-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都港区北青山3-6-1

maps:   [Google]

Demolished 2010.

1967.10

SHIZUOKA PRESS AND BROADCASTING CENTER

静岡新聞・静岡放送東京支社 - Shizuoka Shinbun, Shizuoka Hōsō Tōkyō Shisha

address:   8-3-7 Ginza, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都中央区銀座8-3-7

lat, long:   35°40'07.40N 139°45'32.10E
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
© robert baum tokyo, 8 January 2012
© robert baum tokyo, 8 January 2012
total floor area:   1,493 m²
sources:  

[Shinkenchiku] 1968/2, pages 185-191

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 110

[Watanabe, Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] E47: page 134

1967.06

DENTSU HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

address:   1-11-1 Tsukiji, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  

東京都中央区築地1-11-1

maps:   [Google]
© robert baum tokyo, 30.09.2009
© robert baum tokyo, 30.09.2009
sources:  
[Watanabe, Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] E46: page 134

1967.02

YUKARI NURSERY SCHOOL, YUKARI CULTURAL KINDERGARTEN

address:   7-15-14 Kinuta, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都世田谷区砧7-15-14
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1,050 m²
sources:  

[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 244

[Watanabe Hiroshi: The Architecture of Tokyo] E43: page 133

1964.12

SAINT MARY'S CATHEDRAL

address:   3-16-5 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都文京区関口3-16-5
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   3,650 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 141

1964.09

NATIONAL GYMNASIUMS FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

address:   2-1-1 Jinnan, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区神南2-1-1
lat, long:   35°40'03.30N 139°42'00.70E
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
total floor area:   38,650 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 36

1955

HIROSHIMA PEACE MEMORIAL MUSEUM

広島平和記念館

address:   1-2 Nakajima-cho, Naka ward, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
total floor area:   1,615 m²
sources:   [www.arch-hiroshima.net/arch-hiroshima/arch/delta_center/p-museum_e.html]

1952

CENOTAPH FOR THE A-BOMB VICTIMS

address:   Nakajima-cho, Naka ward, Hiroshima city, Hiroshima
sources:   [www.arch-hiroshima.net/arch-hiroshima/arch/delta_center/ireihi_e.html]

publications by Tange Kenzo

 

Katsura: Tradition and Creation in Japanese Architecture,
Tokyo and New Haven, Connecticut; 1960, 1972
K. Tange


A Plan for Tokyo,
1960
K. Tange with Kenzo Tange Team

Ise: Origin of Japanese Architecture,
Tokyo; 1962, Cambridge, MA; 1965
K. Tange, N. Kawazoe

Japan in the Future,
Tokyo;, 1966
K. Tange


Japan in the 21st Century,
Tokyo; 1971
K. Tange with Kenzo Tange Team


Architecture and Urban Design,
Tokyo; 1975
K. Tange


'Creation in Present-Day Architecture and the Japanese Architectural Tradition',
in: The Japan Architect (Tokyo), June 1956
K. Tange


'Architecture and Urbanism',
in: The Japan Architect (Tokyo), October 1960

K. Tange

 

'Eero Saarinen'
in: A+U: extra edition, April 4/1984
K. Tange, R. Venturi, C. Pelli, G. Birkerts, S. Okada, P. A. Kennon, K. Kikutake, K. Roche, K. Hayakawa, N. Hozumi, S. Kimura, H. Misawa, K. Misu, M. Miyawaki, E. Musha, T. Nakamura, M. Shiina, S. Takahashi, M. Takeyama, S. Tokuoka, H. Yamada, T. Yamashita, A. J. H. Lumsden
pages 1–240

 

publications on Tange Kenzo

 

「全身での身の任せきり 丹下健三の日本」 - Zenshin de no mi no makasekiri - Tange Kenzō no Nihon

'Kenzo Tange's Japan'

in: Shinkenchiku, 2005/07

A. Isozaki

pages 91-100

Flickr tag : kenzotange

 

Le siège administratif de la métropole de Tokyo (Japon)
Le stade national de Yoyogi (Tokyo, Japon)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Bouddha debout (musée des arts asiatiques, Nice)
Le parc du mémorial de la Paix (Hiroshima, Japon)
Le parc du mémorial de la Paix (Hiroshima, Japon)
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
National Stadium
Athletic field and NHK building
Yoyogi National Stadium
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Kenzo Tange.jpg
Acid night
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
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Flickr Group : Kenzo Tange/丹下健三

 

広島平和記念資料館
Yoyogi National Stadium Kenzo Tange
Yoyogi National Stadium Kenzo Tange
Yoyogi National Stadium Kenzo Tange
Yoyogi National Stadium Kenzo Tange
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Fukura port, Awaji
Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
Kuwait Embassy