Our design for the Shimoniikura Elementary School in Wako for the 10th Sainokuni Midori Prize.
Seeking to encourage the creation of a city rich in greenery, the grounds feature a verdant promenade which anyone visiting the grounds can use. The grounds feature numerous types of trees, allowing for young students to learn more about the environment.
The large glass facade is designed to allow for seeing the manicured lawns in the garden beyond the trees, letting students feel the greenery close at hand.
AD-O Shibuya Dogenzaka was recognized with the 2018 Good Design Award.
A mid-sized office building spanning one basement level and eleven above-ground stories and located along the zelkova-lined streets of Dogenzaka in Shibuya.
By developing structures enveloped among the tree cover and playing off of the natural activity of the area, we created a structure that meshes with the zelkova trees and the feel of Shibuya as a neighborhood.
The Ishibashi Foundation Art Research Center received the grand prize for the 44th Tokyo Architectural Award.
This museum houses the works of art owned by the Ishibashi Foundation and acts as a site to promote art and its appreciation.
We were the first Japanese firm to receive ZEB certification for our involvement in the design of a new town hall in Kaisei.
This property is the first town hall in Japan to receive the Nearly ZEB designation through the BELS program.
Not only does this design achieve a 55.1% reduction in primary energy consumption compared to standard buildings, but the use of photovoltaic power generation contributes to a net 79% power reduction.