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Kenzo Tange: Fuji TV, Tokyo, Japan

Modern architecture can be defined by two periods. In the first, it adapted itself to industrial society. In the second, in which we are today, it must adapt itself to the information society.

Kenzo Tange

When graduated from university in 1938, modern architecture was already a prey to the snares of formalism.

Kenzo Tange

Architecte et urbaniste de renommée internationale, Kenzo Tange a débuté sa carrière par la création du Centre de la Paix à Hiroshima (1951-1956). Parmi ses réalisations les plus récentes, il faut citer le Akasaka Prince Hotel, à Tokyo, et le Siège de la Fondation du roi Faysal à Riyad, en Arabie Saoudite.