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Yoshio Taniguchi studied mechanical engineering at
Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, graduating in 1960, and studied architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, graduating in 1964. From 1964 to 1972, he worked at Kenzo Tange Associates Urbanists-Architects, and in 1979, he opened Taniguchi and Associates. He is the winner of many prestigious awards, including the Architectural Institute of Japan Award and the Praemium Imperiale. Taniguchi has worked on many projects in Japan, from schools to libraries, and is best known for having designed several Japanese museums, as well as the redesign of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA).
Yoshio Taniguchi photograph ©Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
D.T. Suzuki Museum photographs ©Toshiharu Kitajima and image by Taniguchi and Associates

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