Toyo Ito wins Royal Gold Medal
The Japanese architect Toyo Ito has won this yearâ€™s Royal Gold Medal.
digital wall, detail of the exhibition
‘toyo ito architetto’,
basilica palladiana, vicenza, italy
Ito is known for his aesthetic of lightweight, permeable membranes composed of fabrics, perforated aluminium panels and expanded metal sheets, resulting in projects such as Tower of Winds (1986), Restaurant Nomad (1986) and Yatsushiro Municipal Museum (1991).