Photo: Koji Maeda / Ushiro
YU Momoeda Architects is an architectural firm represented by YU Momoeda.
Since its opening in 2014, he has realized a variety of projects of different scales and uses, from assembly facilities such as chapels and funeral halls to commercial spaces such as stores and accommodations, and exhibition designs and installations.
Under the theme of “Layers of Atmospheres”, he creates new experiences by incorporating the universal elements hidden in the surrounding environment into the architectural space with his own interpretation.
After receiving domestic and international awards such as the New Face Award of Architectural Institute of Japan and The Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards(UK), he has expanded his activities to all over Japan and Asia based in Fukuoka.
Architect, Founder of YU Momoeda Architects
Lecturer at Kyushu University as of November 2020
Born in Nagasaki, Japan
Graduated Kyushu Institute of Design
Graduated Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture
Kengo Kuma & Associates
Established ‘YU Momoeda Architects’
DFA Design For Asia Awards | Grand Award
JCD International Design Awards | Bronze Award
JCD International Design Awards | Sustinable Award
AR Emerging Architecture Awards | Highly Commended
ABB Leaf Awards | Highly Commended
Architectural Institute of Japan Prize | New Face Award
AR Emerging Architecture Awards | Finalist
Leaf Awards | Finalist
DFA Design for Asia Awards | Grand Award
Chapel Complex International Design Competition at Doshisha University | Finalist
SD Review | Finalist
SD Review | New Face Award
Shinkenchiku 2016.12 | Shinkenchiku-Sha
Shinkenchiku 2019.04 | Shinkenchiku-Sha
GA JAPAN 144 | A.D.A.EDITA Tokyo
GA JAPAN 151 | A.D.A.EDITA Tokyo
SD Review2006 | Kajima Institute Publishing
SD Review2008 | Kajima Institute Publishing
The Architectural Review 1446 | The Architectural Review
The Architectural Review 1456 | The Architectural Review
Architecture and Culture 440 | A＆C Magazine
Detail 214 | Shokokusha
KJ 2019.10 | KJ
YU Momoeda Architects Co.,Ltd.
6-4-102 Kuromon Chuo-ku Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, 810-0055 Japan
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