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Sou Fujimoto - Tokio

Sou Fujimoto (Hokkaido, Japan, 1971). 

First Class Licensed Architect at University of Tokyo, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture (Bachelor). In 2000 founded his firm Sou Fujimoto Architects, in Tokyo.

Fujimoto has received more than thirty international awards throughout his career:

  • Design Competition for Renovation and Extension of l’Institut Français du Japon-Tokyo 2017
  • Design Competition for Ishinomaki Cultural Complex Center, First Prize 2017
  • International Competition for Réinventer Paris, Pershing/Porte Maillot, First Prize 2016
  • Invited International Competition for the New Learning Center at Paris-Saclay's Ecole Polytechnique, Winner 2015
  • Liget Budapest House of Hungarian Music, First Prize 2014
  • Wall Street Journal Magazine Innovator Awards 2014 (Architecture)
  • Invited International Competition for the Second Folly of Montpellier, Winner 2014
  • 'Grand Prize' for Fuke Nursery School Competition 2013
  • 2013 Marcus Prize for Architecture
  • The Golden Lion for Best National Participation to the Japan Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia 2012
  • The 9th Annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards, the Best Public Building Award (Musashino Art Museum Library) 2012
  • RIBA International Fellowships 2012
  • 1st Prize in International Competition for Taiwan Tower in Taichung, Taiwan 2011
  • 1st Prize in International Competition for Waterfront Center in Belgrade, Serbia 2011
  • 2nd Prize in International Competition for Centre for Promotion of Science of Belgrade, Serbia 2011
  • 1st Prize in International Competition for Dalarna Library, Sweden 2011
  • London Aldgate International Competition, Shortlisted 2010
  • 2nd Prize in International Competition for Auditorium and Art Center in Torres de Cotillas, Spain 2010
  • Spotlight : The Rice Design Alliance Prize 2010
  • Wallpaper Design Awards 2009 - Best New Private House (Final Wooden House)
  • World Architectural Festival 2008 - Private House Category Winner (Final Wooden House)
  • 2008 Japanese Institute of Architecture Grand Prize (Children’s Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation) 2008
  • AR Awards 2007 'Highly Commended' (House O), England
  • AR Awards 2006 'Grand Prize' (Children’s Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation), England
  • 'Gold Prize' in House Competition by Tokyo Society of Architects and Building Engineers (T house) 2006
  • '1st Prize' in Wooden House Competition in Kumamoto, Japan 2005
  • AR Awards 2005 'Hightly Commended' (Dormitory for the Mentally Disabled in Date/T House), England 2005
  • JIA New Face Award 2004 (Rehabilitation Dormitory for the Mentally Disabled in Date) 2004
  • '1st Prize' in International Design Competition for the Environment Art Forum for Annaka, Japan 2003
  • '2nd Prize' in Design Competition for the Aomori Museum, of Art Japan 2003

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