Died Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa
Renowned Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa (Kisho Kurokawa) died in Tokyo of a heart attack on 74-m to year of life, informs Agency Associated Press.Among the most famous of his works - the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the international airport in Kuala Lumpur and the national ethnological Museum in Osaka.In Russia Kisho Kurokawa, known for its projects of the stadium "Zenith" in St.-Petersburg under the name "spaceship" and shopping centre in Ekaterinburg. In Kazakhstan, the architect worked on the master plan of Astana.Kurokawa was born in 1934 in Nagoya, graduated from the architectural faculty of the prestigious Kyoto University and received his doctorate from the University of Tokyo. In 1986 he was awarded the gold medal of the French Academy of Architecture, and in 2006 he received the international award in architecture from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum. Source: Died Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa.