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Male, Japan, born 1928

Associated with the firm network

Maki and Associates, Architects

Professional History


Desginer, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, c. 1954.

Designer, Sert Jackson and Associates, Cambridge, MA.

Architect, Washington University, Campus Planning Office, Saint Louis, MO.

Principal, Fumihiko Maki and Associates, Architects, Tokyo, Japan, 1965- .


Associate Professor, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 1956-1961.

Associate Professor, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA, 1962-1965.

Maki served as visiting critic in many universities in the US and Europe between 1965 and 1985.

Professor, University of Tokyo, Department of Architecture, Tokyo, Japan, 1979-1989.

Professional Activities

Registered Architect, Japan.

Registered Architect, Germany.

Member, Japan Institute of Architects.

Professional Awards

Graham Foundation Fellow, 1958-1960.

Honorary Fellow, American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Honorary Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Honorary Fellow, Czech Institute of Architects.

Honorary Fellow, Mexican Institute of Architects.

Honorary Fellow, Bund Deutscher Architekten.

Honorary Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, New York, NY.

Honorary Fellow, Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea (EASA), Salzburg, Austria.

Honorary Fellow, French Academy of Architecture.

Honorary Fellow, Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA).

Honorary Fellow, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

Honorary Fellow, Taiwan Institute of Architects.

Recipient, Wolf Prize, Israel, 1988.

Recipient, Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture, Thomas Jefferson Foundation and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1990.

Recipient, Hyatt Foundation, Pritzker Prize for Architecture, 1993.

Recipient, Gold Medal, International Union of Architects (UIA), Paris, France, 1993.

Recipient, Prince of Wales Prize in Urban Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1993.

Recipient, Arnold Brunner Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, 1999.

Praemium Imperiale, Japan Arts Association, Tokyo, Japan, 1999.



B.Arch., University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 1952.

M.Arch., Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1953.

M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA, 1954.

PCAD id: 1945