Taro Igarashi

Taro Igarashi
Architectural historian, critic, and professor
Born in 1967, Mr. Igarashi graduated from the Graduate School of University of Tokyo in 1992 and later obtained a Ph.D and now serves as a professor at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. He was the commissioner for the Japanese pavilion at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition Biennale in Venice in 2008, and the artistic director for Aichi Triennale in 2013. He was the supervisor of the Legendary Houses in Postwar Japan exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in Saitama and served as curator for the exhibition of Architecture since 3.11 at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. He was ranked 64th in the newcomer category of the Ministry of Education’s Award for Fine Arts. Works include: What I Thought About While Walking the Disaster-stricken Areas(『被災地を歩きながら考えたこと』,Misuzu Shobo)

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