About Akihisa HIRATA
Born in Osaka in 1971. Completed MA from Kyoto University in 1997. Received MA from the Graduate School of Engineering and Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University in 1997. After working for Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, established his own office, Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office in 2005. Assigned to Kyoto University since 2015. Currently a professor at Kyoto University.
Major works including Masuya (2006), sarugaku (2008), Bloomberg Pavilion (2011), kotoriku, (2014), ART MUSEUM & LIBRARY, OTA (2017), Tree-ness House (2017). Guest lecturer at Bauhaus Dessau, Germany, Harvard GSD. USA, The Architecture Foundation, UK. Solo exhibitions in Tokyo, London, Belgium, and joined A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond (MoMA, 2016), Milan Design Week and Art Basel.
LOCATION: Tokyo, Japan
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