Toshiko Mori: Toshiko Mori - Architect: Works and Projects
Dean's Lecture Series
Toshiko Mori is the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture and the chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design since 2002. She is also principal of Toshiko Mori Architect, which she established in 1981 in New York City.
The work of Mori’s firm has been widely published and has received awards and prizes internationally. Mori’s work is included in the exhibition, “Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006”, displayed at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum through July 2007 and on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston beginning in October. Her profile, “Postscripts: Building on Sacred Ground”, appeared in The New York Times in May 2005. She has edited a volume on material and fabrication research, Immaterial/Ultramaterial. A monograph of her work, Toshiko Mori Architect: Works and Projects, is forthcoming from Monacelli Press.
In 2003 Mori was awarded the Cooper Union Inaugural John Hejduk Award. In 2005, she received the Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Medal of Honor from the New York City chapter of the AIA.