Tadao AndoJapanese (b. 1941)
Alvar Aalto Medal, 1985
Carlsberg Architectural Prize (1992)
Pritzker Prize, 1995
RIBA Royal Gold Medal, 1997
AIA Gold Medal, 2002Row House, Sumiyoshi, 1979
Church of the Light, Osaka, 1989Tadao Ando (安藤 忠雄, Andō Tadao, born September 13, 1941) is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as "critical regionalism".