Sou Fujimoto graduated from the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Tokyo University. He established Sou Fujimoto Architects in 2000.
When Sou Fujimoto Architects won the AR Emerging Architecture award in 2006 for a children’s treatment centre in Hokkaido, Japan, judges cited ‘the merging of the intentional and the precise is a strong intuitive response to the need of the children and the project is worthy of praise for its combination of simplicity and sympathy’.
In 2013 he became the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London, which is one of the practice’s more notable works.
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