Toyo Ito, the Japanese architect awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at one of his offices in Tokyo Monday, March 18, 2013. When he said why he especially likes Sendai Mediatheque, the public library that ranks among his most famous works, Ito, the sixth Japanese to win the honor likened to a Nobel Prize for architecture, said he likes to see people napping and relaxing inside the transparent structure. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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Toyo Ito, the Japanese architect awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at one of his offices in Tokyo Monday, March 18, 2013. When he said why he especially likes Sendai Mediatheque, the public library that ranks among his most famous works, Ito, the sixth Japanese to win the honor likened to a Nobel Prize for architecture, said he likes to see people napping and relaxing inside the transparent structure. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Toyo Ito, the Japanese architect awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at one of his offices in Tokyo Monday, March 18, 2013. When he said why he especially likes Sendai Mediatheque, the public library that ranks among his most famous works, Ito, the sixth Japanese to win the honor likened to a Nobel Prize for architecture, said he likes to see people napping and relaxing inside the transparent structure. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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