January 29, 1991 |
Building a Museum: The Santa Monica-based architecture firm Morphosis is one of six finalists chosen by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago to design a new building and sculpture garden, the museum announced Monday. The other firms are Emilio Ambasz (New York), Tadao Ando (Osaka), Josef Paul Kleihues (Berlin), Fumihiko Maki (Tokyo) and Christian de Portzamparc (Paris). The building will open in 1995.
April 28, 1993 |
Inaugural Season: Multidisciplinary presentations by Bay Area artists along with their international peers will highlight the inaugural 1993-94 season at San Francisco's new Yerba Buena Gardens Center for the Arts.
January 29, 1989
Architects Ricardo Legorreta of Mexico, Fumihiko Maki of Japan, Richard Meier of the United States and Richard Rogers of England will join in a free, full-day symposium, "Architecture/Shaping the Future," on Saturday at UC San Diego, starting at 9 a.m. The symposium will celebrate the founding of the University's new School of Architecture. Meier has been commissioned to design the Getty Art Center in Los Angeles and Legorreta the International Student Center at UCLA.
May 8, 2006 |
The creator of the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Japanese winner of a prestigious architectural award will design the next two office towers to be built at the World Trade Center site. Lord Richard Rogers, a British architect known for the Pompidou Centre and the Millennium Dome in England, and Fumihiko Maki, a Pritzker Prize winner who is designing a temporary United Nations headquarters, will create the two towers at the 16-acre trade center site.
April 17, 1995 |
Tadao Ando, a self-taught Japanese architect known for artistically composed buildings that function efficiently and delight the senses, is the winner of the 1995 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The annual award, known as the Nobel of architecture, comes with a $100,000 grant and a medal, to be presented to Ando on May 22 at the Grand Trianon Palace in Versailles, France.
June 10, 1999 |
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Praemium Imperiales: American sculptor Louise Bourgeois, German painter Anselm Kiefer, German choreographer-director Pina Bausch, Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki are this year's recipients of the Praemium Imperiale Awards for outstanding achievement in the arts. The awards, to be presented Oct. 28 in Tokyo by the Japan Art Assn., include cash prizes of about $120,000 each. * Harold Can't Dance?