‘Starchitect’ and Jefferson Medalist Ito Drops in on Graduate Architecture Class

  Tokyo-based "starchitect" and Jefferson Medalist Toyo Ito critiques graduate architecture students' projects in Shure Studio at Campbell Hall on Friday.  (Photo: Dan Addison)

Hundreds of students filled the University of Virginia’s Old Cabell Hall Auditorium Friday to hear Tokyo-based ‘starchitect’ Toyo Ito speak. Afterward, many lined up to get his autograph. Such is the fame of the 2014 recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture, who was on Grounds to receive the medal.

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Thursday, 2014, April 17
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