We mourn the loss of Fumihiko Maki (1928 – 2024), architect, educator and 1993 Laureate of The Pritzker Architecture Prize. At the time, the Jury revealed, “he is a modernist who has fused the best of both eastern and western cultures to create an architecture representing the age-old qualities of his native country while at the same time juxtaposing contemporary construction methods and materials.” Credited with actively reshaping post-war Japan, Maki’s influence was also consistent and international, evidenced by a range of civic, cultural and academic institutions spanning seven decades and many nations.

 

Read more about his life and works here.

 

Fumihiko Maki
Fumihiko Maki