Tadao Ando

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Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando (安藤 忠雄, Andō Tadao, born 13 September 1941) is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as "critical regionalism". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tadao Ando has received more than 858,175 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular architect.

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Among architects, Tadao Ando ranks 33 out of 361Before him are Adolf Loos, Apollodorus of Damascus, Victor Horta, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Henry van de Velde, and Jørn Utzon. After him are Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Peter Behrens, Vladimir Tatlin, Ictinus, Christopher Wren, and Callicrates.

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Among people born in 1941, Tadao Ando ranks 19Before him are Cesária Évora, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Fethullah Gülen, Martha Argerich, Lee Myung-bak, and Nick Nolte. After him are Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Jon Lord, Václav Klaus, Franco Nero, Julia Kristeva, and Bernie Sanders.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tadao Ando ranks 36 out of 3,113Before him are Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi (1894), Lee Myung-bak (1941), Saigō Takamori (1828), Olivia de Havilland (1916), Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (1892), and Takeda Shingen (1521). After him are Shinzō Abe (1954), Empress Michiko (1934), Hiroshige (1797), Yayoi Kusama (1929), Yoshinori Ohsumi (1945), and Date Masamune (1567).


Among architects born in Japan, Tadao Ando ranks 1After him are Kenzō Tange (1913), Arata Isozaki (1931), Kisho Kurokawa (1934), Fumihiko Maki (1928), Shigeru Ban (1957), Kazuyo Sejima (1956), Kengo Kuma (1954), and Ryue Nishizawa (1966).

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