Tange Kenzo

丹下 健三

1913 September 4 born in Imabari, Shikoku Island
1935 started studying at University of Tokyo, Architecture Department
1938 graduated from University of Tokyo
1938-41 worked for Mayekawa Kunio
1946 became an assistant professor at University of Tokyo, his students include Maki Fumihiko, Kamiya Kohi, Isozaki Arata, Kurokawa Kisho, Oki Taneo, Hara Hiroshi
1961 established Kenzo Tange + Urtec
1963-74 Professor of urban engineering at University of Tokyo, students include Taniguchi Yoshio
2005 March 22 died in Tokio

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
1967 SHIZUOKA PRESS AND BROADCASTING CENTER, Chuo ward, Tokyo
DENTSU HEADQUARTERS BUILDING, Chuo ward, Tokyo
YUKARI NURSERY SCHOOL, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
1964 SAINT MARY'S CATHEDRAL, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
NATIONAL GYMNASIUMS FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
1955 HIROSHIMA PEACE MEMORIAL MUSEUM, Naka ward, Hiroshima
1952 CENOTAPH FOR THE A-BOMB VICTIMS, Naka ward, 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

1978 (demolished 2010)

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]

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

 

「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, 2005/7

A. Isozaki

pages 91-100

Flickr tag : kenzotange

 

Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
Nice - Musée des Arts Asiatiques
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)
Bouddha debout (musée des arts asiatiques, Nice)
Bouddha debout (musée des arts asiatiques, Nice)
Bouddha debout (musée des arts asiatiques, Nice)
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Paris - Grand Ecran / Italie 2
Boy band concert
National Stadium
Athletic field and NHK building
Yoyogi National Stadium
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Acid night
Le musée des arts asiatiques (Nice)

Flickr Group : Kenzo Tange/丹下健三

 

Wakodonohiroba, Awaji
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
Kuwait Embassy