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ARTENVARCH / アーテンバーク

ARTENVARCH =
ART × ENVIRONMENT × ARCHITECTURE

Design office in Tokyo that was jointly established by Norihisa Kawashima and Keika Sato in 2014.
Based on the concept of integrating art, the environment and architecture, this office is involved in a wide range of activities that transcend varying fields, including building and space design, art installations, product design, community development, computation and environmental simulation.
川島 範久

Principal

Norihisa KAWASHIMA

Architect / Nori Architects Principal / Assistant Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

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佐藤 桂火

Principal

Keika SATO

Architect / KEIKA SATO ARCHITECTS Principal

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Born in Oita prefecture in 1982, He graduated from The University of Tokyo in 2005, became an exchange student at Saint Lucas School of Architecture the same year. After earning his master’ s degree from The University of Tokyo Graduate School (Prof. Kazuhiko Namba’ s laboratory), he was hired by the akihisa hirata architecture office. He jointly established ARTENVARCH with Kawashima in 2014.Now he is co-principal of ARTENVARCH. Main works: one roof apartment, animated knot and public housing in Kamaishi, Iwate. Main awards: Best proposal for public housing in Kamaishi, Iwate, second prize at Kaohsiung Maritime Culture and Pop Music Center International Competition, Tatsuno Award / Condor Award from The University of Tokyo, third prize in Japan Finals – Sendai Design League.