Toyo Ito

Over the weekend it was announced that 71-year-old Japanese architect Toyo Ito has won this year's Pritzker Prize, the most prestigious award in the field. The jury honored Ito for combining "conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings."
Mar 18, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Writing for the NY Times Sunday Review, Sarah Williams Goldhagen opines on the attraction of architects and urban designers to the design language of trees and other embodied metaphors.
Jan 13, 2012   The New York Times
Architecture critic John King laments the could-have-been: a beautiful Toyo Ito museum designed for UC Berkeley and killed for financial reasons. And yet the un-built project represents a new connection between town and gown, says King.
Nov 24, 2009   The San Francisco Chronicle