Second Edition 2009-2010
Junya Ishigami was born in Kanagawa (Japan) in 1974 and graduated from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music. From 2000 he worked for Kazuyo Sejima & Associates, before founding in 2004 his own practice junya.ishigami+associates, an international architecture firm based in Tokyo.
The firm gained international recognition following the completion of the Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop in 2007, which was awarded the Architectural Institute of Japan Prize in 2009. Similar success followed with exhibitions at the 11th and 12th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, where junya.ishigami+associates was awarded the Golden Lion for the Best Project of the 12th Biennale in 2010.
Austria / France
Burkina Faso / Germany