Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando was born on September 13, 1941 in Japan. Self-taught architect whose buildings included the Church of Light in Japan and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Architectural historian Francesco Dal Co described his work as critical regionalism.
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Popular As Tadao Ando
Occupation Architect
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born September 13, 1941 (Japan)
Birthday September 13
Town/City Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Tadao Ando’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tadao Ando was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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About

Self-taught Architect whose buildings included the Church of Light in Japan and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Architectural Historian Francesco Dal Co described his work as critical regionalism.

Before Fame

He was employed as a truck driver and boxer before pursuing architecture. He gained his education through travel, visiting the buildings designed by Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, and others. He opened his design studio, Tadao Ando Architect and Associates, in Osaka in 1968.

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He was heavily influenced by Japanese culture, emphasizing simplicity and open space.

Family Life

He was raised by his grandmother while his twin brother was raised by his parents.

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He was inspired to pursue architecture after seeing the work of Frank Lloyd Wright on the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo.

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