Kuma Kengo

隈 研吾

1954 born in Kanagawa prefecture
1979 completed Master course, Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1985-86   Visiting Scholar and Guest Researcher, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Columbia University and Asian Cultural Council Research Fellow
1987

established Spatial Design Studio;

Lecturer, Hosei University

1990

established Kengo Kuma & Associates;

Lecturer, Japan Women's University

1994 Visiting critic at Columbia University
1998 Professor, Faculty of Environmental Information, Keio University
2001-09 Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
2009- Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, University of Tokyo

office

 

Kengo Kuma and Associates
2-24-8 BY-CUBE 2F, Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo, 107-0062, Japan
T : 03-3401-7721 / F : 03-3401-7778

 

www.kkaa.co.jp

former employees

 

1997-2000 Harada Masahiro

project list

 

2012

NAGAOKA CITY HALL AORE, Nagaoka city, Niigata

ASAKUSA CULTURE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER, Taito ward, Tokyo

2010 CAPITOL HILL TOKYU, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
2009

NEZU MUSEUM, Minato ward, Tokyo

MUSEUM OF KANAYAMA CASTLE RUIN, KANAYAMA COMMUNITY CENTER, Ota city, Gunma

2008

TIFFANY GINZA, Chuo ward, Tokyo

ASAHI BROADCASTING CORPORATION, Fukushima ward, Osaka

2007

KURE CITY ONDO CIVIC CENTER, Kure city, Hiroshima

LUCIEN PELLAT-FINET, TOKYO MIDTOWN, Minato ward, Tokyo

STEEL HOUSE, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo

SUNTORY MUSEUM OF ART, Minato ward, Tokyo

2005

KXK - KRUG X KUMA = ∞ (INFINITY), Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo

BANRAISHA, Minato ward, Tokyo

LOTUS HOUSE

THE SCAPE, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

2004

NTT AOYAMA BUILDING RENOVATION PROJECT, Minato ward, Tokyo

MURAI MASANARI MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF ART, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

CANAL COURT CODAN BLOCK 3, Koto ward, Tokyo

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MUSEUM, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

RESTAURANT WAKETOKUYAMA, Minato ward, Tokyo

2003

ONE OMOTESANDO, Minato ward, Tokyo

SHIBUYA STATION RENOVATION PROJECT, Shibuya ward, Tokyo

BAISOIN TEMPLE, Minato ward, Tokyo

FOREST / FLOOR, East Japan

SOBA RESTAURANT AT TOGAKUSHI SHRINE, Kamiminochi-gun, Nagano

PAINT HOUSE BUILDING, Tama city, Tokyo

2002

ADOBE REPOSITORY FOR BUDDHA STATUE, Toyoura-gun, Yamaguchi
ADK SHOCHIKU SQUARE, Chuo ward, Tokyo

PLASTIC HOUSE, Meguro ward, Tokyo

2000

HIROSHIGE MUSEUM OF ART, Nasu-gun, Tochigi

SAKUSHIN GAKUIN UNIVERSITY, Utsunomiya city, Tochigi

1999

KITAKAMI CANAL MUSEUM, Kitakami city, Iwate

1998

AWAJI S.A., Tsuna-gun, Hyogo

1991

M2, Setagaya ward, Tokyo

DORIC, Minato ward, Tokyo

RUSTIC, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo

1989 GT-M, Maebashi city, Gunma
1988

A SMALL BATHHOUSE IN IZU, Atami city, Shizuoka

 

2012.03

NAGAOKA CITY HALL AORE
アオーレ長岡 - Aōre Nagaoka

address:   1-4-10 Otedori, Nagaoka city, Niigata
Japanese:   新潟県長岡市大手通1-4-10
maps:   [Google]
principal uses:   city hall, assembly hall, shops and restaurants, bank, roofed plaza, garage
total floor area:   12,073.44 m²
website:   www.ao-re.jp
sources:  

[DETAIL] 194 October 2012, pages 8-9

[GA JAPAN] 117
[Shinkenchiku] 2012/7, pages 125-134

 

2012.03

ASAKUSA CULTURE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER

浅草文化観光センター - Asakusa bunka kankō sentā

address:   2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都台東区雷門2ー18-9
storeys:   1 below ground, 8 above ground
site area:       326.23 m² 
building area:       234.13 m²
total floor area:   2,159.52 m²
construction:   S, SRC
sources:  

[DETAIL] 194 October 2012, pages 58-59

[GA JAPAN] 116

[JA] 88 - Yearbook 2012, pages 62-63

[Nikkei Architecture] 2012/6/10

[Shinkenchiku] 2012/5, pages 54-64 

 

2010.07

CAPITOL HILL TOKYU

+ Tokyu Architects & Engineers Inc. (Tokyu Sekkei)

+ Kanko Kikaku Sekkeisha

address:   2-10-3, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda ward, Tokyo
number of storeys:   29
sources:  

[Architectural Record] 2011/12

2009.10

NEZU MUSEUM

根津美術館

address:   6-5-1 Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南青山6-5-1
total floor area:   4,014 m²
lat, long:   35°39'44.15N 139°43'01.60E
maps:   [Google]
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 100, pages 144-153

 

2009.05

MUSEUM OF KANAYAMA CASTLE RUIN, KANAYAMA COMMUNITY CENTER

史跡金山城跡ガイダンス施設・太田市金山地域交流センター

address:   40-14 Kanayama-cho, Ota city, Gunma
Japanese:   群馬県太田市金山町40番14
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1676.89 m²
each floor area:   1F: 474.64 m², 2F: 1101.61 m², 3F: 92.33 m², existing arbor: 8.41 m²
site area:   3318.69 m²
building area:   1319.45 m²
structure:   RC, partly S
number of storeys:   1 basment, 2 above ground
building height:   8.28 m
eaves height:   8.17 m
structural engineering:   Oak Structural  Engineering
utilities, equipment:   P.T.Morimura & Associates, Ltd.
general contractor:   Kanto Construction Co. Ltd.
sources:  

[GA JAPAN] 99

[Sotokoto] 2009/8

 

2008.10

TIFFANY GINZA

ティファニー銀座(改修)

address:   2-7-17 Ginza, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都中央区銀座2-7-17
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   1,109 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2008/12 pages 84-92

 

2008.01
ASAHI BROADCASTING CORPORATION
朝日放送
+ NTT Facilities, Inc.

address:   1-1-30 Fukushima, Fukushima ward, Osaka
Japanese:   大阪市福島区福島1-1-30
site area:  
  8,500.04 m²
building area:     6,959.85 m²
total floor area:   43,401.27 m²
height:   77.5 m
number of storeys:   16 above ground, 2 roof level, 1 below ground
principal use:   broadcasting station
structure:   reinforced concrete, steel reinforced concrete
general contractor:   Takenaka Corporation
sources:  

[GA JAPAN] 93

[Shinkenchiku] 2008/7

[Kindaikenchiku] 2008/10
[Nikkei Architecture] 2008/10 No.27

[Selected Architectural Designs 2010] pages 164-165

 

2007.07

LUCIEN PELLAT-FINET, TOKYO MIDTOWN

ルシアンペラフィネ東京ミッドタウン店

address:   9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区赤坂9-7-4
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   127 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 86 pages 66-71


2007.12
KURE CITY ONDO CIVIC CENTER

呉市音戸市民センター

address:   1-7-1 Minami Ondo, Ondo-cho, Kure city, Hiroshima
Japanese:   広島県呉市音戸町
total floor area:   4,643 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2008/3, pages 90-99
[GA JAPAN] 91
[Jutakukenchiku] 2008/11


2007.03

STEEL HOUSE

「鉄」の家

address:   1-1-2 Nishikata, Bunkyo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都文京区西片1-1-2
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   265 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 84 pages 144-145
[GA HOUSES] 99
[Detail Japan] 2007/8


2007.01

SUNTORY MUSEUM OF ART

サントリー美術館 - Suntory Bijutsu-kan

address:   9-7-4 Akasaka, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区赤坂9-7-4
lat, long:   35°39'59.50N 139°43'49.20E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   4,663 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 86 pages 40-57
[Shinkenchiku] 2007/5

 

2005.07

KXK - KRUG X KUMA = ∞ (INFINITY)

address:   Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都品川区
total floor area:   5.3 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2005/9, pages 148-151, 227

 

2005.03

BANRAISHA

萬來舎継承空間 - Banraisha Keishō Kūkan

+ Michel Desvigne Paysagiste DPLG + Taisei Corporation

address:   Keio University Mita Campus,
2-15-46 Mita, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区三田2-15-46
maps:   [Google]
principal use:   university facility
sitea area:   50,046.8 m²
building area:        222.6 m²
total floor area:        181.9 m²
number of storeys:   1 above ground
building height:   8.30 m
structure:   RC / glass steel hybrid
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 75 pages 126-129
[Shinkenchiku] 2005/7, pages 119-124, 219
[Nikkei Architecture] 2005/11
[Shitsunai] 2005/5

 

2005.03

LOTUS HOUSE

address:   East Japan
Japanese:   東日本
principal use:   villa
sitea area:   2,300.66 m²
building area:      533.00 m²
total floor area:      530.27 m²
number of storeys:   2 above ground
building height:   5.57 m
structure:   RC / S
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2005/12, pages 94-105

 

2005.03

THE SCAPE

address:   4-4-6 Higashi, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区東4-4-6
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   882 m²
sources:   [Kindai Kenchiku] 2005/7 pages 51-55
[Esquire Magazine Japan, Special Edition] 2005/7
[The Scape Photograph Collection]


2004.11

NTT AOYAMA BUILDING RENOVATION PROJECT

NTT青山ビル改修(エスコルテ青山)

address:   2-7-15 Kita-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区北青山2-7-15
maps:   [Google]
© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
total floor area:   1,221 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 73 pages 32-39
[Shinkenchiku] 2005/3, pages 86-91
[Nikkei Business] 2005/2, 2005/7

 

2004.05

MURAI MASANARI MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF ART

村井正誠記念美術館

address:   1-6-12 Nakamachi, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都世田谷区中町1-6-12
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   268 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 69 pages 92-101
[Shinkenchiku] 2004/7, pages 138-145
[IW magazine] 42 2005
[CS KOREA] 04 11 No.243
[Shitsunai] 2005/5
[Tokyojin] 2005/6

 

2004.05

CANAL COURT CODAN BLOCK 3

東雲キャナルコートCODAN3街区

address:   1-9-17, Shinonome, Koto ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都江東区東雲1-9-17
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   40,919 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 68, pages 48-63
[Shinkenchiku] 2004/05, pages 126-133
[JA] 49
[JA] 56 - Yearbook 2004
[Kenchikubunka] 2004/6
[LOTUS] 120
[Bauwelt] 44 - 4.Nov.2004

 

2004.03

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MUSEUM at Tokyo University of Agriculture

東京農業大学「食と農」の博物館 財団法人進化生物学研究所

address:  2-4-28 Kamiyouga, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  東京都世田谷区上用賀2-4-28
maps:  [Google]
© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
total floor area:  3,465 m²
sources:  [GA JAPAN] 68, pages 34-47
[Shinkenchiku] 2004/5, pages 134-140

 

2004.02

RESTAURANT WAKETOKUYAMA

レストラン「分とく山」

address:   5-1-5 Minami-Azabu, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南麻布5-1-5
lat, long:  35°39'20.13N 139°43'23.60E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   149 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 69, pages 102-113
[Nikkei Architecture] 2004/7/12
[Shotenkenchiku] 2004/7

 

2003.09

ONE OMOTESANDO

ONE表参道 - Wan Omotesandō

principal use:   shop, office, residence
address:  3-5-29 Kita-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:  東京都港区北青山3-5-29
maps:  [Google] [Yahoo]
© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
site area:  1,208.69 m²
building area:  1,007.18 m²
total floor area:  7,690.10 m²
number of storeys:  2 basement, 8 above ground
structure:   S
structural engineers:  Oak Structural Design Office
mechanical engineers:  P.T. Morimura & Associates
general contractors:  Ando Construction
sources: 

[GA JAPAN] 65, pages 10-23
[Shinkenchiku] 2003/11, pages 98-105

[JA] 52 - Yearbook 2003, pages 43-44

2003.07

SHIBUYA STATION RENOVATION PROJECT

JR渋谷駅改修

address:   Shibuya Station, Shibuya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都渋谷区渋谷駅
lat, long:  35°39'32.73N 139°42'03.72E
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   48 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 64, pages 132-134
[Shinkenchiku] 2003/9, pages 106-107
[Nikkei Architecture] 2003/1/20
[Tokyojin] 2003/7

 

2003.06

BAISOIN TEMPLE

梅窓院

address:   2-26-38 Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南青山2-26-38
maps:   [Google]
© robert baum tokyo, 15 March 2010
© robert baum tokyo, 15 March 2010
total floor area:   29,648 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 64, pages 106-117
[Shinkenchiku] 2003/9, pages 98-104
[Detail] 159 2004/1
[DETAIL] 05
[Asahi on Saturday] 2003/9/13
[IW Magazine Special Issue] 2005
[IW Magazine] 40 2004/11

 

2003.04

FOREST / FLOOR
森/床 - Mori / yuka

principal use:   weekend house
address:   East Japan
Japanese:   東日本
site area:   897.53 m²
building area:   138.28 m²
total floor area:   123.86 m²
number of storeys:   2
structure:   S / SRC
sources:   [JA] 52 - Yearbook 2003, pages 71-72

 

2003.03
SOBA RESTAURANT AT TOGAKUSHI SHRINE

奥社の茶屋

address:   3688-6 Togakushi-mura, Kamiminochi-gun, Nagano
Japanese:   長野県上水内郡戸隠村戸隠字午王峰3688-6
total floor area:   237 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2003/7, pages 168-173

 

2003.01
PAINT HOUSE BUILDING

住まいのデパート「ペンタくん」多摩センター店

address:   1-47 Ochiai, Tama city, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都多摩市落合1-47
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
total floor area:   38,018 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 61, pages 42-51
[Shinkenchiku] 2003/3, pages 90-96

 

2002.10

ADOBE REPOSITORY FOR BUDDHA STATUE

安養寺木造阿弥陀如来坐像収蔵施設 - An'yōji Mokuzō Amidanyorai Zazō Shūzō Shisetsu

address:   Toyoura-cho, Toyoura-gun, Yamaguchi
Japanese:   山口県豊浦郡豊浦町
site area:   2,036.75 m²
building area:      107.89 m²
total floor area:        63.23 m²
number of storeys:   1 above ground
construction:   RC, S
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 2004/3, pages 95-101

 

2002.10

ADK SHOCHIKU SQUARE

ADK松竹スクエア

address:   1-13-1 Tsukiji, Chuo ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都中央区築地1-13-1
maps:   [Google]
total floor area:   54,069 m²
sources:   [GA JAPAN] 60, pages 42-49
[Shinkenchiku] 2003/1, pages 140-147
[Kenchikugahou] 309
[Architectural Map of Tokyo, Part 2]

 

2002.05

PLASTIC HOUSE

address:   5-19 Naka-Meguro, Meguro ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都目黒区中目黒5-19
maps:   [Google]
© robert baum tokyo
© robert baum tokyo
total floor area:   172 m²
sources:  

[GA JAPAN] 57, pages 130-139
[Shinkenchiku] 2002/7, pages 107-112
[Nikkei Architecture] 2002/7-22, 2003/2-3
[Detail] 154 2002
[DETAIL] 2002/12
[Kenchiku Gijutsu] 2003/1 No.636
[OctoberCONFORT] 2002/10 No.57

[FLAME] 32 2003

 

2000.07

HIROSHIGE MUSEUM OF ART

那珂川町馬頭広重美術館

address:   116-9 Bato, Nakagawa-machi, Nasu-gun, Tochigi
Japanese:  栃木県那須郡那珂川町馬頭116-9
total floor area:  1,962.43 m²
website:  www.hiroshige.bato.tochigi.jp/batou/hp/index_e.html
sources: 

[GA JAPAN] 47

[Shinkenchiku] 2000/11

[Jutakukenchiku] 2001/12 No.321

[Kenchiku Gijutsu] 2000/12 No.61


2000.03

SAKUSHIN GAKUIN UNIVERSITY

作新学院大学 - Sakushin Gakuin Daigaku

address:   Utsunomiya city, Tochigi
Japanese:  
栃木県宇都宮市
site area:  
104,023.00 m²
buidling area:  
  10,303.31 m²
total floor area:  
  22,472.81 m²
general contractor:  
Toda Kensetsu
sources:  

[Shinkenchiku] 2000/5, pages 152-159

 

1999.06

KITAKAMI CANAL MUSEUM

address:   Hataya, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi
total floor area:  613.07 m²
sources: 

[GA JAPAN] 40

[JA] 36, pages 80-83

[Shinkenchiku] 1999/9, 1999/10

[Nikkei Architecture] 1999/08 No.23

[Kenchikuchishiki] 2000/10

[Detail] 143

[LOTUS] 97

[ARCA] 142

[V:A arquitectura] 06

[MODERN CONSTRUCTION HAND BOOK]

[ARCHITECTURE NOW!] Vol 02

[meta morfosi] 47 2004/1

[DETAILS IN ARCHITECTURE] 2

 

1998.02

AWAJI S.A.

本州四国連絡橋淡路サービスエリア

address:   Takao, Iwaya, Awaji-cho, Tsuna-gun, Hyogo
Japanese:   津名郡淡路町岩屋高尾
total floor area:   3,752 m²
sources:   [Architectural Map of Osaka/Kobe] page 306
[GA JAPAN] 32


1991.10

M2

address:   2-4-27 Kinuta, Setagaya ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都世田谷区砧2-4-27
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
© robert baum tokyo, 27 February 2010
© robert baum tokyo, 27 February 2010
total floor area:   4,482 m²
sources:  

[Shinkenchiku] 1992/3, pages 297-304
[JA] 06
[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 238

[Tajima Noriyuki: Tokio] pages 254-255

 

1991.09

DORIC

ドーリック

address:   2-27-14 Minami-Aoyama, Minato ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都港区南青山2-27-14
maps:   [Google] [Yahoo]
floor area:   1,131 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1991/12, pages 299-300
[Architectural Map of Tokyo] page 33


1991.01

RUSTIC

都住創ラスティック

address:   77 Tenjin-cho, Shinjuku ward, Tokyo
Japanese:   東京都新宿区天神町77
lat, long:   35°42'21.40N 139°43'51E
maps:   [Google]
floor area:   714 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1991/6, pages 323-329

 

1989.03

GT-M

address:   Maebashi city, Gunma
Japanese:   群馬県前橋市
floor area:   1,943 m²
sources:   [Shinkenchiku] 1989/9


1988.07

A SMALL BATHHOUSE IN IZU

伊豆の風呂小屋

address:   Atami city, Shizuoka
Japanese:   静岡県熱海市
floor area:   93 m²
sources:   [Shin Mokuzou Kukan 1987-1995 Part 2]


exhibitions, presentations, lectures

 

2011.10.28

2010.12.12

2010.09.22

2010.03.05

2010.02.01

2009.10.15 - 12.19

publications

 

 

JA 38, Summer 2000

Flickr tag : kengokuma

 

The floating kitchen (Palais Ca'Tron, Venise)
Hotelgang
Hotelzimmer Kengo Kuma
Lyon - Bâtiment Higashi
Marseille - FRAC-PACA
Marseille - FRAC-PACA
Marseille - FRAC-PACA
Marseille - FRAC-PACA
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - video
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 02
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 03
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 04
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 05
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 06
隈研吾 Kengo Kuma - 東京南青山 SunnyHills 微熱山丘甜點店 - Photo 11

Flickr Group : Kengo Kuma/隈研吾

 

mesh / earth - kengo kuma
mesh / earth - kengo kuma
bamboo/fiber
Nezu_Museum_根津美術館07