Alphaville Architects

Architecture design and planning firm directed by Kentaro Takeguchi and Asako Yamamoto in Kyoto Japan.

PARTNERS

Kentaro Takeguchi

1994 graduated from School of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

1995 –96 studied in Architectural Association School of Architecture, U.K.,

in Diploma Unit 5, Foreign Office Architects

1998 graduated from master course, School of Architecture, Kyoto University

1998 established ALPHAVILLE Architects with Asako Yamamoto

2012- Director at Architectural Design Association Nippon

Lecturer at Kobe University, Ritsumeikan University

Asako Yamamoto

1994 graduated from School of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

1995 –96 studied in l’Ecole d’Architecture de Paris, La Villette, France

1997 graduated from master course, School of Architecture, Kyoto University

1997 worked at Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop

1998 established ALPHAVILLE Architects with Kentaro Takeguchi

Lecturer at Kyoto University, Osaka Institute of technology

Monograph

Alphaville Architects “Primary Structures” Equal Books

COME GIARDINI ALPHAVILLE ARCHITECTS (LIBRIA(Itary)2015)

PRIZES

1994 S×L house design competition, Japan

1998 Takiron international competition, Japan

2000 Nisshin kogyo architectural design competition, Japan

2005 Kyoto Architect enviromental design competition, Japan

2009,10 INAX Design Contest , Japan

2009 BEST DESIGN OSAKA, Japan

2009 World Architecture Community Awards 20+10+X Projects, U.S.A

2009,13 Design For Asia Award, Hong Kong

2009 Hiše Award 09 for Innovative Excellence in Private Housing, Slovenia

2010 Japan Association of Architectural Firms 2010 Award, Japan

2010 Setsu Watanabe Prize, Japan

2012 Architectural Review House Award, U.K.

2013 International Property Awards, Asia pacific area, U.K.

2013 Prize of Kyoto Architecture, Japan

2013 JIA Kansai Architect Rookie of the year Award, Japan

2013 JCD 2013 Award, Japan

2013 SD review 2013, Japan

2014 Daylight Space 2014, Austria

2014 2×4 architecture design award, Canada

2014 Taipei International Design Award, Taiwan

2014 IAI Best Creative Award, China

2015 Finalist Yufu-shi TIC and Matsusaka city children center

2015 Architectural Design Association Nippon Award

2016 Chubu Architecture Award

EXHIBITIONS

2009-14 GA Houses Project, GA gallery, Japan

2011 Metabolism, the city of the future, Mori Art Museum, Japan

Primary Structures, prismic gallery, Japan

2011 Emerging Project 2011, Shinkenchiku Yoshioka Library, Japan

2012 Architecture for Tomorrow, ASJ gallery, Japan

ASSOCIATES: Tomohisa Koike,  Taichi Hirata
FORMER ASSOCIATES: Kazuko Inoue, Takayuki Tone, Yoshiharu Nakamura, Yoichiro Hayashi, Kanji Wada, Reiko Miyagi, Teizo Okumura