Biography

Kotaro HORIUCHI

Architect

Artistic Director
Master of Architecture / Urban Design

Lecturer at Graduate school of Sugiyama Jogakuen Woman’s University

President at KHA – Kotaro Horiuchi Architecture INC.


Biography
2014- Lecturer at Graduate school of Sugiyama Jogakuen Woman’s University, Nagoya

2014- Artistic Director at Gallery White Cube, Nagoya
2009- Establishment of KHA – Kotaro Horiuchi Architecture INC. office, Nagoya, Tokyo, Paris

2008- Establishment of KHA – Kotaro Horiuchi Architecture office, Paris

2005-09 DPA – Dominique Perrault Architecture, Paris

2004-05 PPAG – Popelka Poduschka Architekten, Vienna

2003-04 Mecanoo Architecten, Delft
2004 Master degree of science and engineering in Architecture and urbanism departement at Graduate school of Meiji University, Tokyo

1997 Graduating from Kikuzato high school, Nagoya
1978 Born in Nagoya AICHI, Japan

Awards
2014 Gold Prize at DSA Design Award 2014 (Japan) / Paper cave
2014 Selected for the JCD International Design Award 2014 BEST100 (Japan) / Paper cave
2014 Selected for the SDA Award 2014 (Japan) / Paper cave
2014 Selected for the SDA Award 2014 (Japan) / Holes of droplets floating
2012 Winner of the World Architecture Community Awards 20+10+X 12th Cycle (USA) / Une Longue Salle de Séjour
2012 Honorable mention at Biennale Interieur Design Awards 2012 (Belgium) / Strings
2012 Selected for the JCD Design Award 2012 BEST100 (Japan) / Membane in stratum
2012 Aichi Society of Architects and Building Engineers, Honorable mention at the 3rd Architecture Competition Award (Japan) / Salon du fromage
2011 Silver Prize at JCD Design Award 2011 (Japan) / Salon du fromage
2011 Wedding hall design competition Grand Prize Winner (Japan)

Lectures / Juries
2014 Lecture “Paris Tokyo Nagoya” Aichi Shukutoku University (Nagoya, Japan)
2014 Symposium AAA30s “The house build the scenery” Nagoya Institute of Technology (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Lecture “Working architectural design overseas during his 20s” Kinjo-gakuin Woman’s University (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Lecture “Architecture of Japan / Architecture of France” DSA – Japan Design Association (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Lecture “Renovation of Japan / Renovation of France” AIA, Nunoike Church (Nagoya, Japan)

2012 Lecture “Difference from Japanese and European Architecture” Inside Architecture (Nagoya, Japan)

2012 Lecture “Architectural design methodology acquired in Europe during 10 years” Pecha-kucha Night (Nagoya, Japan)

2012 Lecture “Italian Projects” ATA Rose Court Hotel (Nagoya, Japan)

2011 Lecturer at UIA2011 TOKYO, 24th World Congress of Architecture (Tokyo, Japan)

2011 Lecture “Salon du fromage Paris” at UIA2011 TOKYO, 24th World Congress of Architecture / National Olympic Memorial Youth Center [English] (Tokyo, Japan)

2010 Lecture ”Kotaro Horiuchi 2010“ Galerie Grande E’terna[Japanese・French](France, Paris)
2009 Lecture “The outside of the inside of the house” at Meiji University[Japanese・French](Tokyo, Japan)

2009 Lecture “- En cours” at Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto, Japan)

2009 Lecture “Projet en cours – salon du fromage -” (Paris, France)

2007 Jury in master’s degree diploma examination at École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette (Paris, France)

2005 Urbanism research in Virginia (Charlottesville, USA)

2004 Urbanism research in Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)

2003 Assistant at summer school of AA school (London, UK)

Exhibitions
2015 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2015 Chigasaki City Museum (Kanagawa, Japan)
2014 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2014 “Fusionner 5.0” Port Messe Nagoya (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2014 “Fusionner 4.0” Kisogawa Biyori (Gifu, Japan)
2014 Exhibition AAA30s “Residence Makes Secenery” Galerie hu: (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2014 “Fusionner 3.0” Aichi Shukutoku University (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2014 “Fusionner1.0+2.0” Gallery White Cube (Nagoya, Japan)

2014 Exhibition Small bird house “Housing for birds” ingreen x Gallery White Cube (Nagoya, Japan)

2012 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2012 “Membrane in Stratum” Membrane in Stratum (Nagoya, Japan)

2011 Exhibition UIA 2011 Tokyo “10000 architects” Tokyo International Forum (Tokyo, Japan)

2010 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2010 “Flottant” Galerie Grand E’terna (Paris, France)

2009 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2009 “Projet en cours -salon du fromage-” (Salon du Fromage, Paris)

2007 Exhibition Kotaro Horiuchi 2007 “Un” (Paris, France)

2003 International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam “Mobility-A Room With A View-” Tokyo Ring Project「Visible Area Map」NAi (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)