Project 01: "Toyo Ito", "Aluminum House"
June 1, 1941 Toyo Ito was born, in Korea.
1965-1969 Toyo Ito attended the University of Tokyo .
1975-1976 He built his first project. It was the White U House, the project was built for his sister
and two daughters; to mourn over her husband’s death.
1971 Ito opened his own studio, it was called Toyo Ito & Associates.
1984 The Silver Hut was built to be Ito’s home in Tokyo, Japan.
1997-2000 The Aluminum House was a moderately famous house of his. He built it near the site of another project, he did 25 years earlier for the same client.
2006 Toyo Ito won the Royal Gold Medal.
2008-2013 Toyo Ito designed the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture; it was built in Japan. He
designed it for adults and children to have a better understanding of architecture in a
more interactive way.
March of 2011 Ito designed/built buildings for people that lost theirs during the tsunami or earthquake
2013 He was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize
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Projects by Toyo Ito