Sou Fujimoto: Between Nature and Architecture

Work by Sou Fujimoto
Work by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Daici Ano
Work by Sou Fujimoto
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (2013), by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Iwan Baan
Work by Sou Fujimoto
Work by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Iwan Baan
Sou Fujimoto lecture
Sou Fujimoto lecturing in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
Sou Fujimoto lecture
Sou Fujimoto presenting his work during his recent lecture. William Staffeld / AAP
Sou Fujimoto lecture
Sou Fujimoto speaking to an overflow crowd in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP
Work by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Daici Ano Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (2013), by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Iwan Baan Work by Sou Fujimoto. photo / Iwan Baan Sou Fujimoto lecturing in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP Sou Fujimoto presenting his work during his recent lecture. William Staffeld / AAP Sou Fujimoto speaking to an overflow crowd in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium. William Staffeld / AAP

Edgar A. Tafel Lecture Series

Sou Fujimoto was born in Hokkaido in 1971. He graduated from the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Tokyo University in 1994, and established Sou Fujimoto Architects in 2000. In 2015, he won the Invited International Competition for the New Learning Center at Paris-Saclay's Ecole Polytechnique following his win of the International Competition for the Second Folly of Montpellier in 2014. In 2013, he became the youngest architect to design the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London.

His most important works include the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 (2013), House NA (2011), Musashino Art University Museum and Library (2010), Final Wooden Housen (2008), and House N (2008).