Ryuichi Ashizawa

Ryuichi Ashizawa, Japan, exhibited at IAD 2017

Company Name
Ryuichi Ashizawa Architect & Associates
Principal Architect and Founder
Ryuichi Ashizawa

Home to me is… “a space to embrace people.
Design to me is…: “a dialogue between environment and society.
A design project that you love and why… “Factory in the Earth (Malaysia) because it represents the fusion of Nature and Architecture.

Five lesser known facts/trivia about you and your work…

  • Professor
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Kick boxing
  • Traveling

Ryuichi Ashizawa was born in Yokohama, Japan and graduated from Waseda University. Ryuichi Ashizawa built a strong architecture foundation by working for more than 6 years with Tadao Ando.

Currently he is the principal architect at Ryuichi Ashizawa Architect & Associates, as well as the Dean of Architecture at the University of Shiga, Japan.

Ryuichi Ashizawa Architect & Associates was founded in 2001 by Ryuichi Ashizawa and has been continuously evolving since its inception with a diverse portfolio of local and international projects that range from Residential, Commercial, Hospitality, Religious, Mixed-use and Factory projects with a strong emphasis on reconciling architecture with the environment.


Renowned Recent Projects by Ryuichi Ashizawa

Bamboo Forest3 

Grounding HOUSE

Moments in Architecture 2022- Edition 3