About KOTARO HORIUCHI

⠀ Kotaro Horiuchi

KOTARO HORIUCHI

⠀ Born in 1978. Architect (first-class architect), urban designer, master of engineering.

⠀ He started his career as an architect at Mecanoo (Netherlands) in 2003 while attending graduate school.

⠀ 2004 PPAG (Austria), 2005-2009 DPA-Dominique Perrault Architecture (France) known for designing the French National Library.

⠀ Founded KOTAROO ARCHITECTURE, the predecessor of KOTARO HORIUCHI Co., Ltd. in 2005 when he was working at DPA.

Established KOTARO HORIUCHI ARCHITECTURE in Paris, Tokyo and Nagoya in 2009.

⠀ 2015 KOTARO HORIUCHI reorganized.

Currently, he has retired from the management of KOTARO HORIUCHI, and his intention is inherited as a founder.

Awards

2020 SKY DESIGN AWARDS Bronze Winning project
2019 Notre Dame Cathedral Reconstruction Design Competition Finalist (2nd) (France)
2015 iF DESIGN AWARD
2015 World Architecture Community Awards
2014 DSA (Japan Spatial Design Association) Design Award Excellence Award (Japan)
2014 DSA (Japan Space Design Association) Design Space Award Space Design Award (Japan)
2014 SDA (Japan Sign Design Association) Award ① (Japan)
2014 SDA (Japan Sign Design Association) Award② (Japan)
2012 JCD Design Award 2014 BEST100 (Japan)
2012 World Architecture Community Awards (USA)
2012 Kortrijk Living Design Competition / Interieur Design Awards, Interieur Biennale, runner-up (Belgium)
2012 JCD Design Award BEST100 (Japan)
2012 Aichi Architects Association Architecture Contest (Japan)
2011 JCD Design Award 2011 Silver Award (Japan)
2011 1st place in wedding ceremony design competition (Japan)
2008 Spa Complex / Master Plan Design Competition 1st [DPA] (Italy)
2006 Twin Tower Hotel Design Competition 1st [DPA] (Italy)
2003 The 1st Rotterdam International Architecture Biennale “Mobility-A Room With A View-” Japan national team by Tokyo Ring Project design competition

Japan national team by Tokyo Ring Project design competition

2020 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2020” Trajectory to the Future- Wearing Architecture- “(Japan)
2020 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2019-2020” Trajectory to the Future- Architecture as Furniture- “(Japan)
2019-2020 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2019” Trajectory to the Fu-ture-Succeed Architecture / Inheriting Architecture =-“” (Japan)
2019 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2019-2020″ Trajectory to the Future-Lumière brillante / Light shining in” (Japan)
2019 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2019″ Trajectory to the Future -Tokyo 2020 Paris 2024 / Tokyo 2020 Paris 2024 ” (Japan)
2019 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2019″ Trajectory to the Future –Peep / épier / Peeping Architecture” (Japan)
2018 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2018″ Trajectory to the Future -Re: Fusionner / Re: Blending Architecture” (Japan)
2014 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2014″ Fusionner 3.0 Blending Architecture-Air House” (Japan)
2014 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2014″ Fusionner 2.0 Melting Architecture-Paper Cave” (Japan)
2014 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2014″ Fusionner 1.0 Melting Architecture-Floating Drop Holes” (Japan)
2012 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2012″ Membrane in Stratum –Membrane of Stratum” (Japan)
2011 Exhibited at the exhibition “10,000 World Architects Exhibition” UIA2011TOKYO Tokyo International Forum (Japan)
2010 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2010″ Flottant –Floating Architecture” (France)
2009 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2009″ Projets en cours ” (France)
2007 Solo exhibition “Kotaro Horiuchi Exhibition 2007″ UN ” (France)
2003 Exhibition Rotterdam International Architecture Biennale “Mobility-A Room With A View-” Tokyo Ring Project “Visible Area Map” Exhibit NAi –Dutch Architecture Museum (Netherlands)

Activity / social activity

2020 Lecture “TOKYO 2021-KOTARO HORIUCHI Digital Nomad Style” (Philippines / ONLINE)
2019 Lecture “Tokyo 2020 Paris 2024 / Tokyo 2020 Paris 2024” (Japan)
2019 Lecture “Peep / épier / Architecture in Peep” (Japan)
2018 Lecture “Trajectory to the Future” (Japan)
2014 ⠀ Lecture “Paris Tokyo Nagoya” (Japan)
2014 Lecture “French Kenchiku / Nihon Kenchiku” DSA Japan Spatial Design Association (Japan)
2012 Lecture “Differences between Japanese and European architecture” In architecture (Japan)
2012 Lecture “Process obtained from 10 years of architectural design in Europe” PechaKucha Nagoya Vol.13 (Japan)
2012 Lecture “Italy Project” Rose Court Hotel (Japan)
2011 UIA2011TOKYO 24th World Architecture Conference International Workshop “UIA2011 Tokyo Tournament Youth Jamboree” Lecturer (Japan)
2010 Lecture “kotaro horiuchi 2010” Galerie Grande E’terna (France)
2009 Lecture “Inside and Outside” Meiji University Graduate School (Japan)
2009 Lecture “-en cours” Ritsumeikan University Graduate School (Japan)
2009 Lecture “projets en cours -salon du fromage-” Salon du Fromage (France)
2007 Judge for PhD Graduation Examination, Department of Architecture, National La Villette University of Architecture, Paris (France)
2005 Virginia City Survey (USA)
2004 Zurich City Survey (Switzerland)
2003 AA School Summer School Assistant (UK)

Media / Media publication / publishing

[Go Architects, France]

TOP 50 VISIONS OF NOTRE DAME

[Rikuyosha, Japan]

Yearbook Japanese Space Design 2015

[Japan DSA / Japan Design Space Association]

JAPAN DESIGN SPACE Space Design Award 2014 Special Issue

[Japan Sign Design Association]

The 48th SDA Awards Collection

[Meiji University, Japan]

Meijin

[USA / David Choi, China]

WORK shop Creative Commercial Space Concept issue 07

[Rikuyosha, Japan]

Yearbook Japanese Space Design 2013

[中国・H.K. Rihan Int’l Cultural Spread Limited社]

Interior Design Gold & Silver Book

[China・Artpower Corporation]

Salon.com

[China・Artpower Corporation]

Audiovisual Communication

[Rikuyosha, Japan]

Yearbook Japanese Space Design 2012

[China・sandu company]

CURATED

[USA / David Choi, China]

WORK shop Creative Commercial Space Concept issue 02

[Rikuyosha, Japan]

SPA-DE Vol.16

[France Architecture à vivre]

À VIVRE 60

[Japan・Shop Architects Corporation]

Store building April issue

[Japan Xknowledge]

Work of 100 New Generation Architects / Creators X-Knowledge HOME Special Editing No.14

[Damdi publishing, South Korea]

project portfolio

[Germany Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co.KG]

EATING PLACES

[China・Dopress Books Agency]

Global Style: Interiors & Colors Selections I-II

[China・Sandu Publishing Company]

Store Décor

[China・Artpower Corporation]

Interior Design

[China・Openpublishing社]

Open & Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyPress

B-1 magazine

History

2004 KOTAROO ARCHITECTURE launched (Zurich, Switzerland)
2004 KOTAROO ARCHITECTURE relocation (Vienna, Austria)
2005 Founded KOTAROO ARCHITECTURE (16th arrondissement, Paris, France)
2008 Renamed and relocated to kotaro horiuchi architecture PARIS
2009 kotaro horiuchi architecture inc. Reorganized TOKYO, NAOGYA and opened (Peri 4 District, Tokyo, Setagaya Ward, Yoyosawa, Nagoya City, Chikusa Ward, Fujimidai)
2010 kotaro horiuchi architecture inc. PARIS OPÉRA opened (1st arrondissement of Paris, France 4th arrondissement of Paris l Shirozawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo l Fujimidai, Chitose-ku, Nagoya)
2011 kotaro horiuchi architecture inc. Relocation (4 wards of Paris, France l Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo l Izumi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya)
2012 kotaro horiuchi architecture inc. Relocation (4 wards of Paris, France l Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo l Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya)
2015 Reorganization of KOTARO HORIUCHI (4 wards of Paris, France l Daizawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo)
2018 KOTARO HORIUCHI TOKYO HANEDA (4th ward, Paris, France l Yaguchi, Ota-ku, Tokyo)
2018 KOTARO HORIUCHI TOKYO relocation (4 wards of Paris, France l Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
2020 Reorganization of KOTARO HORIUCHI Co., Ltd.

Company

KOTARO HORIUCHI Co., Ltd.

Architects & Engineers Associates

KOTARO HORIUCHI Co., Ltd. First-class architect office

 

TOKYO (HQ)
2-27-28-11F, Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
TEL : 03-6338-3817
PARIS
90 Rue Saint-Louis en L’ile 75004 Paris France
TEL: +33.1.20.05.20.20
Company name KOTARO HORIUCHI Co., Ltd.
(English name: KOTARO HORIUCHI Corp.)
(French name: KOTARO HORIUCHI SA)
head office
〒107-0062
2-27-28-11F, Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative Takayuki Enokido, President and CEO
set up February 20, 2020
Capital 10 million yen
Director Takayuki Enokido, President and CEO
Kunihiro Sakoda, Director
Director Hiroshi Matsumoto
Auditor Kumiko Yamamoto
First-class architect office registration number Governor of Tokyo Registration No. 63668
Business Description / business content
1. Consultant, research analysis, research, planning, design, supervision work related to city / regional planning
2. Architectural consultant, research analysis, research, planning, design, supervision work
3. Business related to facilities, assets, properties, leasing, buildings, and construction management
4. Real estate sales, leasing, management, brokerage and consulting services
5. Interior, furniture, product consultant, planning, design, supervision, production, construction, sales and import / export business
6. Jewelery consultant, planning, design, manufacturing, repair, sales and import / export business
7. Performing arts, exhibition hall, expo hall consultant, planning, design, supervision, production work
8. City / regional planning, planning of manuscripts / publications related to architecture, production business Consultants for various CG and other digital contents, planning, design, production, sales business
Main Architectural Uses
[New construction / reconstruction / extension / reduction]
Housing (detached house, two-family house, store combined house, clinic combined house, office combined house, accommodation facility combined house) Apartment house (complex apartment house + commercial facility + office building) Store (merchandise store, restaurant, department store)・ Mass retailers) Office buildings, complex commercial facilities, shopping centers, showrooms, exhibitions, museums, museums, museums, memorial halls, science museums, local museums, aquariums, sports facilities, amusement facilities, exhibitions, event spaces, libraries, Concert Hall / Hotel / Station / Terminal Facility / Airport / Waterfront / Master Plan / Landscape / Urban Design
[Renovation / Renovation / Renovation]
Detached house, apartment house, one-room store of apartment house (merchandise store, restaurant, department store, mass retailer), office space