About Kengo Kuma

Biography
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Architect Kengo Kuma
1954 Born in Kanagawa Prefecture
1979 Completed the Master Course, Department of Architecture,
Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1985-86 Visiting Scholar Graduate School, Columbia University and Asian Cultural Council
1987 Established Spatial Design Studio
1990 Established Kengo Kuma & Associates
1994 Lecturer at the

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Home-grown: 4 new Japanese kindergartens

Madeline Bouton

05.09.2017

A cohort of recently completed Japanese kindergarten projects demonstrate how the language of domestic spaces can be translated into pre-school environments.

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Japan Stories: Kazuto Yoshikawa

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03.07.2017

For the second installment of Japan Stories, Kazuto Yoshikawa explains why, after a twelve-year career at Italian furniture company Cassina IXC in Japan, he chose to devote himself to the study of Japanese woodcraft and furniture design.

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ARCHITONIC TOP 100 DESIGNERS 2016/17

Architonic

20.03.2017

With the Salone del Mobile Milano fast approaching, there's no better time to reveal the premier league of creative minds that shape the design world today.

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Gloriously Glossy

Dominic Lutyens

23.09.2014

Given the huge vogue for cladding buildings in ceramic tiles, we shouldn’t be surprised to hear that they are now fast infiltrating interiors too. It’s not hard to see why. People find glazed ceramic tiles appealing because of their seductive

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