Kengo Kuma and Associates
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Kengo Kuma and Associates

Kengo Kuma and Associates

Architects from Tokyo, Japan
Biography

2008
Established Kuma & Associates Europe (Paris, France)
1990
Established Kengo Kuma & Associates
1987
Established Spatial Design Studio
1979
Completed the Master Course, Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
1954
Born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Teaching and Professorships

2009 - present
Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, The University of Tokyo
2007 - 2008
Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Chicago, USA)
2001 - 2009
Professor at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
1998 - 1999
Professor at the Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University
1994
Lecturer at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University (New York, USA)
1985 - 1986
Visiting Scholar Graduate School, Columbia University and Asian Cultural Counci (USA)

Professional Affiliations

First class Architect in Japan

Architecte DESA (Diplôme de l'Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture)

Architecte inscrit au Tableau de l'Ordre des Architectes

International Fellow for Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Honorary Fellow for The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Received a Ph.D from Keio University
Main Literary Works

2012
Taidanshu Tsunagu Kenchiku (Iwanami shoten)
Nihonjin wa dou sumaubekika? (co-authored with Takeshi Yorou / Nikkei BP)
Basho genron (Ichigaya publishing)
2011
Shin Mura-ron Tokyo (co-authored with Yumi Kiyono / Syuei sha shinsho)
2010
Kyokai (Tanko sha)
Santei Shugi (co-authored with Atsushi Miura / NTT)
2008
The Origins of Materials (Graphic sha)
Shizen na Kenchiku (Iwanami sinsho)
Shin Toshi-ron Tokyo (co-authored with Yumi Kiyono / Syuei sha shinsho)
Studies in Organic (TOTO)
2007
Kengo Kuma : Lecture and Dialogue (INAX)
2004
Kengo Kuma Tokuhon II – 2004 (GA)
Makeru Kenchiku (Iwanami shoten)
2000
Anti-Object (Chikuma shobou)
1999
Kengo Kuma Tokuhon – 1999 (GA)
1995
Kenchiku no Kiki wo Koete (TOTO)
1994
Kenchikuteki Yokubo no Shuen (Shinyou sha)
Shin-Kenchiku Nyumon (Chikuma shinsho)
1989
Good-Bye Postmodern -11 American Architects(Kajima publishing)
1986
Jutaku-ron (Chikuma Bunko)

Solo Exhibitions

2009
Studies in Organic (Tokyo, Japan)
2008
Material Immaterial (Chicago, USA)
Build Built (Beijing, China)
2005
Kengo Kuma, Mock-ups (Tokyo, Japan)
Kengo Kuma, The Architecture Between Tradition and Innovation (Siracusa/Milan/Napoli, Italy and Stockholm, Sweden)
KRUG×KUMA=∞<Infinity> (Tokyo, Japan)
2004
Niwa: Where the Particle response (Tokyo, Japan)
Kengo Kuma: Defeated Architecture (Tokyo, Japan)
1995
Velocity of Transmission (Tokyo, Japan)
1992
Tokyo columns (Tokyo, Japan)