Jun Aoki & Associates Architects

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Jun Aoki & Associates

Contemporary Architect Practice, Japan: Tokyo Architecture Studio Information

post updated 22 May 2023

Jun Aoki Architecture News

Jun Aoki Architecture News

12 Apr 2019
Aoki Jun Appointed Director of Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art, formerly known by Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of the architect Aoki Jun as its new director, effective April 1. Aoki also has been deeply involved in the Museum renewal project since its earliest design stage.

Kyocera Museum of Art Building in Kyoto City
image courtesy of architects

Founded in 1933, the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is known as Japan’s oldest public art museum housed in its original building, and its classical visage has been highly appreciated for 85 years. However, the aging building’s renovation has been long awaited at the same time. In proceeding the renewal project, the museum has adopted the innovative plan co-designed by two leading Japanese architects: Aoki Jun and Nishizawa Tezzo among open call proposals.

The new building will not only enhance the public space by adding cafe, lobby and shops, but also add on an annex dedicated to contemporary art exhibition. Also, in order to minimize the financial burden on citizens, they sold the naming rights and signed a fifty-year contract with KYOCERA Corporation. The new museum is scheduled to return as Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art in Spring 2020 after three-year absence.

Kyocera Museum of Art Building in Kyoto City

See all aspects of the architectural plan: Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

Read more about the appointment of new director: Aoki Jun Appointed Director of Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

28 Mar 2011
Jun Aoki – Latest Design V&A Boilerhouse Yard – Winner News, London, UK
AL_A win this major international architecture competition

Design proposal by Jun Aoki:
V&A Boilerhouse Yard Design proposal by Jun Aoki
picture © Jun Aoki & Associates

On 2 March 2011 the V&A unveiled the design proposals by the seven architectural teams shortlisted for the V&A’s Exhibition Road Project with a display of the models in the Sackler Centre.

Design proposal by this Japanese architecture practice:
V&A Boilerhouse Yard proposal by Jun Aoki & Associates
picture © Japanese architects practice

Victoria & Albert Museum Boilerhouse Yard : V&A’s Exhibition Road Project

Exhibition Road Project Shortlisted Architects

Amanda Levete Architects(London)
Heneghan.peng.architects (Dublin)
Jamie Fobert Architects (London)
Jun Aoki & Associates (Tokyo)
Michael Maltzan Architecture (Los Angeles)
Snøhetta and Gareth Hoskins Architects (Oslo and Glasgow)
Tony Fretton Architects (London)

V&A Boilerhouse Yard design by Jun Aoki & Associates
picture © Japanese architecture practice

Jun Aoki & Associates – Key Projects

Buildings by Jun Aoki, alphabetical:

Aomori Museum of Art, Japan
Date built: 2006

G House, Tokyo, Japan
Date built: 2005

Jin office building, Maebashi, Japan
Date built: 2006

Louis Vuitton store facade, New York, USA
Date built: 2004
Louis Vuitton store facade New York City
photograph : Andrew McRae
Louis Vuitton New York building

Louis Vuitton store facade, Hong Kong
Date built: 2005

White Chapel – Wedding Chapel, Osaka, Japan

More architecture projects by Jun Aoki & Associates online soon

Location: Tokyo, Japan, eastern Asia

Jun Aoki Tokyo Architects Practice Information

This architect office is based in Tokyo, Japan.

This architect studio is based in Shibuya-ku, Japan, in the Japanese capital city.

This Tokyo architect practice was established in 1991

Tokyo Architects

This contemporary Japanese architecture practice has focused on houses, public architecture, and fashion boutiques.

Jun Aoki Awards

Architectural Institute of Japan Annual Award : Fukushima Lagoon Museum, Japan
1999

The Annual Award of Housing Design, Tokyo Society of Architects and Building Engineers
1994

The 13th Yoshioka Award : S (house from 1996)
1997

Good Design Gold Award 2008 : SIA AOYAMA BUILDING
2008

Books about this Japanese Architect

Jun Aoki Complete Works 1
2004
first practice monograph

Harappa to Yuuenchi
Collection of texts by Jun Aoki

Jun Aoki complete Works 2: Aomori Museum of Art
2006
second practice monograph

Kenchiku-Bunka Jun Aoki 1991-1999 – reprinted edition
2006

Education History

University of Tokyo, Japan
1980
Bachelor of Engineering in Architecture

Master Course of Architecture, Master of Engineering in Architecture
1982

Japanese Architecture Practice Background

Arata Isozaki & Associates
1983-90

New York Architecture

Japan Architectural Designs

Japanese Architectural Designs – chronological list

Contemporary Architecture in Japan – architectural selection below:

Ninja Black Kyoto Hotel, centre of Kyoto
Architect: Eastern Design Office
Hotel Ninja Black in Kyoto City - Japanese architecture news
photography : Koichi Torimura, Jeffrey Friedl, Takashi Inaizumi
Hotel Ninja Black in Kyoto City

Kasho Gyoen Hotel Accommodation, Minami-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan
Architects: Hiramoto Design Studio
Kasho Gyoen Hotel in Hokkaido

Australia House, Niigata Prefecture
Design: Andrew Burns Architecture
Australia House in Niigata Prefecture - Japanese architecture news
photography: Brett Boardman
Australia House, Niigata Prefecture

Japanese Architects

Japanese Architecture

Architecture Studios

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