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ABOUT:

Koji Aoki

Born in Hokkaido in 1976. Graduated from Miyanomori Elementary School, Kouryou Junior High School, Hokkaido Sapporo Nishi High School, Hokkai Gakuen University. Completed a master’s course at Muroran Institute of Technology in 2003. Joined Sou Fujimoto Architects. Established Koji Aoki Architects in 2011. During eight years since the founding period of Sou Fujimoto Architects, involved in various projects ranging from Medical/Welfare facility, Library to various Small house in Tokyo. Designed projects has won numerous awards: JIA New Architect Award 2004 for 'Dormitory for Mentally Disabled in Hokkaido'. AR Award Grand Prize 2006 and Japan Institute of Architects Grand Prize 2007 for 'Children’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center'. 2012— Adjunct Lecturer at Musashino Art University, 2013— Adjunct Lecturer at Tokyo Zokei University,2014— Adjunct Lecturer at Tokyo University of Science,2015— Adjunct Lecturer at The University of Tokyo.

Service Details

Planning, Design and Supervision of Architecture, Landscape and Exhibition space. /Planning and Consultation for land-use and client tenancy plans. /Planning, Design and Supervision of Renovation and design conversion works. /Design of products and furniture

WORKS

2015

  • Project A/Interior design for office/2015.4—
  • “JUTAKU Timeline”/Exhibition/Living Design Center OZONE/2015.1.8—2.10

2014

  • Project hk3/Residential/Tokyo/2014.9—
  • Project T/Seaside school/2014.11—

2013

  • Project M/Healthcare/Hokkaido/2013.8—
  • House in Chofu/house, apartment renovation/Tokyo/2013.1—2014.4

2012

  • Exhibition Aoki Koji “Yamagishi House”/Exhibition/PRISMIC GALLERY/2012.10.6—11.16
  • AGC studio Exhibition “Enjoyment of new architecture”/Exhibition design/AGC studio/2012.6.5—8.11
  • Kadowaki Laboratory/Interior design for university laboratory/Kanagawa/2012.4—2012.10

2011

  • House M2/house, atelier (unbuilt)/Tokyo/2011.10
  • House M/house, atelier (unbuilt)/Tokyo/2010.11—2011.6
  • House G*/Residential/Tokyo/2011.5
  • Musashino Art University Museum and Library*/Museum/Tokyo/2011.3

2010

  • Musashino Art University Museum and Library*/Library/Tokyo/2010.3
  • Tokyo Apartment*/Collective Housing/Tokyo/2010.5

2006

  • 7/2 House*/Residential/Hokkaido/2006.5
  • Children’s Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation*/Healthcare/Hokkaido/2006.5
  • Children’s Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation –Sport Hall*/Recreational Hall/Hokkaido/2006.3

2005

  • T House*/Residential/Gunma Prefecture/2005.2

2004

  • Rehabilitation Dormitory in Date*/Healthcare/Hokkaido/2004.1

2003

  • Annaka Art Forum(Competition Awarded 1st Prize)*/Multipurpose/Gunma Prefecture/2003.8

( *= Works Undertaken during Occupation Sou Fujimoto Architects)

Publications

2015

  • japan-architects blog/Exhibition “JUTAKU Timeline”/2015.1.14
  • Casa BRUTUS/House in Chofu/2015.1.10

2014

  • Kenplatz/Project M/2014.12.26
  • JA 96 WINTER 2015 YEAR BOOK 2014/House in Chofu/2014.12.10
  • designboom/House in Chofu/2014.9.27
  • architecturephoto.net/House in Chofu/2014.8.5
  • dezain.net/House in Chofu/2014.8.2
  • SHINKENCHIKU 2014:08/House in Chofu/2014.8.1

2013

  • architecturephoto.net/Kadowaki Laboratory/2013.10.2

2012

  • All about “Iekoto”/Exhibition Aoki Koji “Yamagishi House”/2012.10.10
  • All about “Iekoto”/AGC studio Exhibition “Enjoyment of new architecture”/2012.7.4
  • Kenplatz NEXT-K Stacking up young architects’ 12 models like mountain/AGC studio Exhibition “Enjoyment of the new architecture”/2012.6.8

2011

  • Kenplatz Kuma, Fujimoto, ... Leading associates debuting out from big-name architecture firms/Nikkei architecture “The beat of the new architecture 2012”/2011.12.20

Books

2015

  • 10+1 web site “Element and time”/disquisition

2014

  • SHINKENCHIKU JUTAKUTOKUSHU 2014:11 “The form born from the rhetoric of the time”/Criticism
  • SHINKENCHIKU 2014:08 “Society and space tough which a weak framework makes”/Roundtable Discussion
  • SHINKENCHIKU 2014:08 “Society and space tough which a weak framework makes”/Roundtable Discussion
  • SHINKENCHIKU 2014:08 “To fragmentation from Renovation”/Description of House in Chofu

2012

  • NA Architecture series 06 Akihisa Hirata + Yasutaka Yoshimura/Interview
  • SD 2012 Special topic 2 Constructing architectural element —construction and word from architects/Interview, debate
  • ART and ARCHITECTURE REVIEW 2012.2 ”The Reason Why We are Re-thinking of Regionality”/Mail Dialogue

2011

  • Living Design Center OZONE WEB “Pleasure” as a framework of thinking open-minded/Event report
  • ART and ARCHITECTURE REVIEW 2011.6 “Universality and Specificity of Hokkaido Architecture”/Mail Dialogue

2010

  • SHINKENCHIKU 2010.7 “Detail for obscure the boundary between inside and outside”/Description of Musashino Art University Museum & Library
  • JUTAKUTOKUSHU 2010.4 “Coexistence of the story”/Essay

2007

  • TOKYO FROM VANCOUVER 2 “Design Method of Japanese Architecture after SANAA”/Mail Dialogue
  • DETAIL JAPAN 2007.2 “Design process of Children’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center”/Description of Children’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
  • ROUND ABOUT JOURANAL VOL.1 “Young architects as seen from the young architects —About the formal, abstract, and searchable architect”/Mail Dialogue

Lecture, Review

2015

  • Lecture/The University of Tokyo/2015.5.18
  • Talk show/Poggenpohl Tokyo/2015.5.10
  • critic/Musashino Art University/2015.1.17

2014

  • Lecture/Hokkai Gakuen University/2014.11.25
  • Lecture/Tokyo University of Science./2014.11.4
  • Guest critic, Lecture/Nihon University/2014.9.27
  • Lecture/Musashino Art University/2014.9.1
  • Guest critic/37th student design excellence Exhibition 「Portfolio Review 2014」/2014.5.28
  • Guest critic, Lecture/Internship Program/Korea National University of Transportation/2014.1.27

2013

  • Talk show/38th AGC studio Design Forum/2013.10.29
  • Lecture/Musashino Art University/2013.9.2
  • Talk show/AOYAMA | MEGURO/2013.2.17

2012

  • Lecture/Musashino Art University/2012.9.3
  • Guest critic, Lecture/Toyo University/2012.8.7
  • Guest critic/Toyo University/2012.5.21
  • Guest critic/Tokyo University of Science/2012.2.10

2011

  • Lecture/Osaka College of Technology/2011.11.18
  • Lecture/Hokkaido University(Hokkaidogumi Union of Architectural Student)/2011.10.7
  • Lecture/Musashino Art University/2011.10.3
  • Guest critic/Yokohama Harbor City Studies 2011/Kitanaka School/2011.8.30
  • Guest critic/Toyo University/2011.7.26
  • Guest critic/Kanto Gakuin University/2011.7.25
  • Guest critic/Tokyo Metropolitan University/2011.5

2010

  • Guest critic/Tokyo University of Science/2010.10
  • Guest critic/Tokyo Metropolitan University/2010.5.31

Events

  • Consecutive talk session “Architecture and Regionality”/STUDIO4/2011.12.19,2012.1.27,2012.3.20,2012.6.1,2012.8.24