Born 1931 in Oita City, Japan. In 1954 graduated from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tokyo.
In 1963 established Arata Isozaki & Associates, the base from which he has continued to work ever since.
Isozaki has held conferences and lectures in prestigious places, particularly in the United States. His work has won awards all over the world and has been featured in exhibitions and countless publications.
He is now an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, a member of Bund Deutscher Architekten and Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.