Ms. Itsuko Hasegawa

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1941

Birth City: Shizuoka

Birth Country: Japan

Resident Country: Japan


Sources: McQuiston, Liz. Women in Design: a Contemporary View. New York City: Rizzoli, 1988. ; "Itsuko Hasegawa." The Hectar Foundation. Women in Architecture 2000 Plus. 21 May 2008 .



Employer: Kiyonori Kikutake, Architect and Associates

Title: Architect

Employer: Kazuo Shinohara Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology

City: Tokyo

Employer: Itsuko Hasegawa Architectural Design Studio

Title: Owner, Architect



No apprenticeships on record


Name: Design Prize from the Architectural Institute of Japan

Description: awarded for her Bizan Hall project

Date Received: January 01, 1986

Name: Japan Cultural Design Award

Description: awarded for her residential projects

Name: First Prize, invited competition for the Shonandai Cultural Center

Name: Winning entry, Niigata City Performing Arts Center and Area Development

Description: 1,900 seat concert hall, 900 seat theater, 375 seat Noh theater, surrounded by an eight hectare landscaped area


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Museum of Fruit

City: Yamanashi

Country: Japan

Title: Sumida Culture Factory

City: Tokyo

Country: Japan

Title: Shonandai Cultural Center

City: Kanagawa

Country: Japan

Title: Niigata City Performing Arts Center

City: Niigata

Country: Japan


Institution: Kanto-gakuin University

Department: The School of Architecture

End Date: January 01, 1964

Institution: Tokyo Institute of Technology

Department: Department of Architecture

Notes: research student


No licenses on record

Professional Affiliations

Organization: RIBA

Role: elected Honorary Fellow

Start Date: January 01, 1997

Publications By

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa

Publication: Architectural monographs (London, England) series

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

City: New York City

Date Published: January 01, 1993

Notes: 143 p : ill. (some col.)

Publications About

Title: Women in Design: a contemporary view

Author: Liz McQuiston

Publication: Book

Page: 56

Publisher: Rizzoli

City: New York

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 1988

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa e il nuovo paradigma = Itsuko Hasegawa and the new paradigm

Author: Franco Bossalino

Publication: Metamorfosi

Volume: 49

Page: 6-37

Date Published: April 01, 2004

Notes: Italian, English

Title: Shizuoka Taisei Junior-Senior High School.

Author: unknown

Publication: Japan Architect

Volume: 60

Page: 52-53

Date Published: December 01, 2006

Notes: English, Japanese

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa: selected and current works

Author: Stephen Dobney (ed.)

Publication: Master Architect Series II ; 6

Publisher: Mulgrave, Vic. : Images Pub. Group

Date Published: January 01, 1997

Title: Pleasure dome: Pachinko Centre, Japan

Author: unknown

Publication: Architectural Review

Volume: 214

Issue: 1275

Page: 80-81

Date Published: May 01, 2003

Notes: Competition-winning design for a pachinko parlor in a membrane structure that can accommodate other activities (such as slot machines, billiards, beauty salon, etc.), for suburban Japanese sites. Architect: Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier.

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa: Museum of Fruit, Yamanashi, 1992-95

Author: unknown

Publication: Lotus international

Volume: 111

Page: 68-73

Date Published: January 01, 2001

Notes: English, Italian. photos., models, elevations, sections, plans, site plans.

Title: Het toekomstig potentieel van de lokale gemeenschap = [The potential of the local community]: het centrum voor uitvoerende kunsten in Niiagata van Itsuko Hasegawa

Author: Moriko Kira

Publication: Architectural Review

Volume: 31

Issue: 4

Page: 48-51

Date Published: April 01, 2000

Notes: Performing arts center completed in May 1998.

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier: Niigata Performing Arts Center, Niigata, 1993-98.

Author: unknown

Publication: GA Japan: environmental design

Volume: 36

Page: 140-159

Date Published: January 01, 1999

Notes: Japanese, photos., aerial photos., elevations, sections, details, plans, site plans.

Title: Architecture as a second nature - a feminine discourse? The work of Itsuko Hasegawa

Author: Udo Kultermann

Publication: Marg

Volume: 50

Issue: 2

Page: 90-97

Date Published: December 01, 1998

Notes: Includes a discussion of her Shonandai Culture Center in Fujisawa, Japan.

Title: Itsuko Hasegawa : recent buildings and projects

Author: Anne Scheou (ed.)

Publisher: Birkhäuser

City: Berlin

Date Published: January 01, 1997