Itsuko Hasegawa

(b. 1941)

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(1941– ).

Japanese architect. One of the first Japanese women to establish a major architectural reputation, her work includes the Shonandai Cultural Centre, Fijisawa, Kanagawa (1987–90—a reduced model of the Universe), the Oshimamachi Picture-Book Museum, Imizu, Toyama (1992–4), the Sumida Culture Factory, Sumida, Tokyo (1991–4), and the Museum of Fruit, Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi (1993–5—a highly sophisticated development of the conservatory, with added symbolic aspects in the evocative forms used).

Hasegawa (1997, 1997 a);Jodidio (1997a);Toy (ed.) (1993)

Subjects: Architecture.

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