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Arata Isozaki - Architect Of The Week November 2007 - 3rd Week

Arata Isozaki was born in Oita, Kyushu, Japan in 1931. He Graduated the University of Tokyo in 1954. In 1961 completed Doctorate course in Architecture at the University of Tokyo. In 1963 established Isozaki Arata & Associates. Lectured at the University of Tokyo, UCLA, Harvard University and Columbia University as a visiting professor and also judge in main international competitions. Also active in lectures, symposiums, architectural exhibitions, fine art exhibitions and private exhibitions all around the world.

Team Disney Building

Arata Isozaki designed this Disney office building which won a 1992 National Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects.This office building serves as the local headquarters for Disney`s Florida operations. The focus of this playful structure is the dramatic and colorful sundial rising through the center of the building.

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