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Arata Isozaki

1931 - 2022

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Arata Isozaki (磯崎 新, Isozaki Arata; 23 July 1931 – 28 December 2022) was a Japanese architect, urban designer, and theorist from Ōita. He was awarded the Royal Gold Medal in 1986 and the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arata Isozaki has received more than 346,397 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Arata Isozaki is the 97th most popular architect (down from 88th in 2019), the 155th most popular biography from Japan (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Japanese Architect.

Isozaki is most famous for designing the Miho Museum in Japan.

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Among architects, Arata Isozaki ranks 97 out of 424Before him are Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Peter Parler, Peter Eisenman, Frei Otto, and Luis Barragán. After him are Toyo Ito, Giuliano da Sangallo, Claude Perrault, Pierre Lescot, Pier Luigi Nervi, and Auguste Perret.

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Among people born in 1931, Arata Isozaki ranks 61Before him are Stanislav Grof, Ronald Dworkin, Ettore Scola, Riccardo Giacconi, Ivan Rebroff, and Burton Richter. After him are Viktor Korchnoi, Alfred Brendel, Jean-Claude Carrière, Klaus Hasselmann, Don King, and Clive Cussler. Among people deceased in 2022, Arata Isozaki ranks 55Before him are Louise Fletcher, Issei Sagawa, Stanislav Shushkevich, Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela, Ayaz Mutallibov, and Jerry Lee Lewis. After him are Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Claes Oldenburg, Ivana Trump, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, Mylène Demongeot, and Ivica Osim.

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Among people born in Japan, Arata Isozaki ranks 155 out of 6,048Before him are Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797), Nagisa Oshima (1932), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), and Masaki Kobayashi (1916). After him are Emperor Sujin (-147), Shigeru Miyamoto (1952), Shigeru Yoshida (1878), Fujiko Fujio (1934), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), and Mikao Usui (1865).


Among architects born in Japan, Arata Isozaki ranks 3Before him are Tadao Ando (1941) and Kenzō Tange (1913). After him are Fumihiko Maki (1928), Kisho Kurokawa (1934), Shigeru Ban (1957), Kazuyo Sejima (1956), Kengo Kuma (1954), Kunio Maekawa (1905), and Ryue Nishizawa (1966).