Tokyo http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Hopes For Economic Benefit From Tokyo Flight http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-hopes-economic-benefit-tokyo-flight <p>The first nonstop flight from Denver to Tokyo takes off from Denver International Airport Monday afternoon.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:00:56 +0000 Erin OToole 45584 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Hopes For Economic Benefit From Tokyo Flight 2013 Pritzker Winner Toyo Ito Finds Inspiration In Air, Wind And Water http://www.kunc.org/post/2013-pritzker-winner-toyo-ito-finds-inspiration-air-wind-and-water Toyo Ito, a 71-year-old architect based in Japan, is the winner of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The jury honored Ito for his more than four-decade career, in which he has created architecture that "projects an air of optimism, lightness and joy ... infused with both a sense of uniqueness and universality."<p>On the phone from his offices in Tokyo — the most densely populated city in the world — Ito says "air and wind and water," are the forces that drive him aesthetically. Sun, 17 Mar 2013 19:19:00 +0000 Neda Ulaby 41654 at http://www.kunc.org 2013 Pritzker Winner Toyo Ito Finds Inspiration In Air, Wind And Water