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Kisho Kurokawa

1934 - 2007

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Kisho Kurokawa (黒川 紀章, Kurokawa Kishō) (April 8, 1934 – October 12, 2007) was a leading Japanese architect and one of the founders of the Metabolist Movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kisho Kurokawa has received more than 241,526 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Kisho Kurokawa is the 177th most popular architect (down from 155th in 2019), the 510th most popular biography from Japan (down from 399th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Japanese Architect.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Kisho Kurokawa ranks 177 out of 424Before him are Paul Troost, Pietro Lombardo, Gottfried Böhm, Fumihiko Maki, Juan de Herrera, and Adolphe Appia. After him are Henri Labrouste, Hans Poelzig, Mart Stam, Mikhail Eisenstein, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, and William Le Baron Jenney.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Kisho Kurokawa ranks 110Before him are Omar Karami, Allen Carr, Bingu wa Mutharika, Fredric Jameson, Jean Sorel, and Wilford Brimley. After him are Alan Bates, Paul Cohen, Freddie King, George Segal, Gloria Steinem, and Howard Martin Temin. Among people deceased in 2007, Kisho Kurokawa ranks 84Before him are Kiichi Miyazawa, Petar Stambolić, Hrant Dink, Maria Gripe, Jean-Pierre Vernant, and Aaron Russo. After him are Michael Jackson, Paul Cohen, Ian Stevenson, Delbert Mann, Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven, and Steve Fossett.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kisho Kurokawa ranks 510 out of 5,560Before him are Tokugawa Ieyoshi (1793), Seishirō Itagaki (1885), Emperor Yōzei (867), Yoshihiko Noda (1957), Morihiro Hosokawa (1938), and Yuriko Koike (1952). After him are Hiroshi Kanazawa (1950), Matsukata Masayoshi (1835), Koji Sasaki (1936), Akira Yoshino (1948), Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1435), and Rei Kawakubo (1942).

Among ARCHITECTS In Japan

Among architects born in Japan, Kisho Kurokawa ranks 5Before him are Tadao Ando (1941), Kenzō Tange (1913), Arata Isozaki (1931), and Fumihiko Maki (1928). After him are Shigeru Ban (1957), Kazuyo Sejima (1956), Kengo Kuma (1954), Kunio Maekawa (1905), and Ryue Nishizawa (1966).