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Photo: Koji Maeda / UshiroPhoto: Koji Maeda / Ushiro

BRIEF

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.

PROFILE

YU Momoeda

Architect, Founder of YU Momoeda Architects

Lecturer at Kyushu University as of November 2020

 

1983

Born in Nagasaki, Japan

2006

Graduated Kyushu Institute of Design

2009

Graduated Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture

2010

Kengo Kuma & Associates

2014

Established ‘YU Momoeda Architects’

AWARDS

2021

DFA Design For Asia Awards | Grand Award

2021

JCD International Design Awards | Bronze Award

2021

JCD International Design Awards | Sustinable Award

2018

AR Emerging Architecture Awards | Highly Commended

2018

ABB Leaf Awards | Highly Commended

2018

Architectural Institute of Japan Prize | New Face Award

2017

AR Emerging Architecture Awards | Finalist

2017

Leaf Awards | Finalist

2017

DFA Design for Asia Awards | Grand Award

2013

Chapel Complex International Design Competition at Doshisha University | Finalist

2008

SD Review | Finalist

2006

SD Review | New Face Award

MEDIA

2016

Shinkenchiku 2016.12 | Shinkenchiku-Sha

2019

Shinkenchiku 2019.04 | Shinkenchiku-Sha

2016

GA JAPAN 144 | A.D.A.EDITA Tokyo

2018

GA JAPAN 151 | A.D.A.EDITA Tokyo

2006

SD Review2006 | Kajima Institute Publishing

2008

SD Review2008 | Kajima Institute Publishing

2017

The Architectural Review 1446 | The Architectural Review

2018

The Architectural Review 1456 | The Architectural Review

2018

Architecture and Culture 440 | A&C Magazine

2017

Detail 214 | Shokokusha

2019

KJ 2019.10 | KJ