Kisho Kurokawa

Kisho Kurokawa (1934-2007) was a Japanese architect and one of the founders of the Metabolist movement in the 1960s. He was known for his innovative designs that combined modern technology with traditional Japanese aesthetics, and his work spanned a wide range of building types, from public buildings to private residences. Kurokawa’s notable projects include the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, the National Ethnographic Museum in Osaka, and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. He was also involved in urban planning and wrote extensively on architecture and urbanism, advocating for a more humane and sustainable approach to urban development.