Facts about Kenzo Tange

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Kenzo Tange was a famous Architect from Japan, who lived between September 4, 1913 and March 22, 2005. He/she became 91 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Kenzo, under the main topic Design.

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Famous quotes by Kenzo Tange (10)


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"In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society"
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"I am aware of changes gradually taking place in my own designs as part of my thinking on this matter"
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"There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart"
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"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long"
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"Tradition can, to be sure, participate in a creation, but it can no longer be creative itself"
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"Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical"
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"Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ordinary citizens without the power to reform the future"
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"Designs of purely arbitrary nature cannot be expected to last long"
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"Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society"
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"I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning"


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