Waro Kishi

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Born in Yokohama, Japan, 1950; graduated from Department of Architecture, Kyoto University, 1975; completed post-graduate course of Architecture, Kyoto University , 1978; established Waro Kishi + K.Associates/Architects, 1981; taught architectural design in Kyoto College of Art (formerly Kyoto University of Art and Design), 1981-1993; received The JIA(Japan Institute of Architects) Award for the best young architect of the year, 1993; received The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Design, 1996; received Commendation of the Jury of Dedalo Minosse International Prize, 2006; received Gold Award, 16th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards, 2008; professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology, 1993-2010; Visiting professor, University of California, Berkeley, 2003; Visiting professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2004; professor, Kyoto University, 2010-2016; professor, Kyoto University of Art and Design, 2016-present;