Fourth Edition 2013-2014
Go Hasegawa was born in 1977 in Saitama prefecture, Japan. In 2002 he completed the master course at the Department of Architecture in the Graduate school of engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. After working for Taira Nishizawa Architects from 2002 to 2004, he established his own practice in 2005.
Between 2009 and 2011 he has been lecturing at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Tokyo University of Science and the Hosei University; in 2013 he has been a lecturer at the Porto Academy. From 2012 he is a Visiting Professor at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Switzerland. His works have been presented at numerous exhibitions such as Chengdu Biennale in 2011 and Venice Biennale in 2012, and published in major architectural journals, in Japan and abroad.
The “House in a Forest” was awarded with the Kajima Prize in 2005, the Grand Prix-Tokyo Gas House Design Competition in 2007 and the Gold Prize in Residential Architecture Award from the Tokyo Society of Architects & Building Engineers; the “House in Sakuradai” was awarded with the Gold Prize in the 28th INAX Design Contest in 2007 and the 24th Shinkenchiku Prize in 2008.
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