Murano, Togo

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Murano, Togo (1891–1984). Japanese architect. He designed the Sogo department store, Osaka (1936—the first modern building of its kind in that city). He followed this with further such stores in Kobe, Nagoka, and Tokyo. He designed the World Peace Memorial Cathedral, Hiroshima (1953), the New Kabuki Theatre, Osaka (1958), and the Nippon Life Insurance Co. offices, Tokyo (1963), among many other projects.

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