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Hitoshi Abe: Inspiring the Next Generation

  • Published Jan 20, 2009 8:00 AM

When Hitoshi Abe was named chair of UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design in 2007 - becoming the first Japanese [national] chair of architecture in an American university - he was already an internationally acclaimed architect and winner of numerous prestigious awards, including the 2007 World Architecture Award for his design of the Kanno Museum in Shiogama, Japan.

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