Masayuki Kurokawa

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Architect, Product Designer / Born in Nagoya, Japan in 1937.

Completed doctoral courses at Waseda University’s Graduate School of Architecture.
Established Kurokawa Masayuki Architect Studio ( in 1967. Received major prizes and awards, such as Mainichi Design Award, IF prize in Germany, and the good design award. Several of his works are displayed in the permanent design collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, in the Denver Art Museum, and Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Guest professor at Kyoto Seika University
Guest professor at Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design
Ph.D from Kanazawa College of Art

Established Butsugaku Research Institute ( in 1998.
Established Designtope Co. Ltd. ( in 2001.
Established K Corporration ( in 2007.

Major Publications:
“Archigraph” Masayuki Kurokawa + Koichi Inakoshi (TOTO Publishing),
“Design Mandara” (Kyuryudo),
“Design Shujihou” (Kyuryudo),
“Eight Japanese senses of beauty” (Kodansha).