AARA

Ryo ABE

Ryo ABE

Born in Hiroshima Japan, 1966

2016 Lecturer at Meiji University (Tokyo)
1995 Founder and Director of AARA (Architects Atelier Ryo Abe)
1994 First Class Registered Architect in Japan
1992 Master of architecture, Waseda University

Publications
ARCHIHOLIC - Ryo Abe 2006, Rutles Inc., Japan
We integrate original ideas, and forms with traditional Japanese techniques, and materials in order to establish a new international style appropriate to these times. This is in stark contrast to the minimalist "white box" aesthetic that most people associate with contemporary Japanese architecture.
The appearance, and inner space of our buildings use very spontaneous forms, and gestures to create a dialog with the surrounding environment, and its inhabitants. Indeed, in our approach, the building is part of the environment - part of nature, as are we. This is a reflection of the Japanese idea of animism, deeply rooted the Shinto philosophy, in which every object, space, and phenomenon has its own soul.
Each project is intrinsically connected to its surroundings, considering local history, and traditions, using local materials, and craftsmanship. We believe that without being overtly so, this makes our methodology naturally, and inherently sustainable, without regard to trends, or public convention.

AARA - Architects Atelier Ryo Abe


4-2-22-201 Shibuya Shibuya-ku Tokyo, JAPAN 150-0002
PHONE  int'l+813-3407-4676  |  FAX  int'l+813-3407-4675
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安部 良

1966 広島県生まれ

2016 明治大学兼任講師
1995 安部良アトリエ一級建築士事務所 主宰
1994 一級建築士免許(第258050号) 取得
1992 早稲田大学大学院理工学研究科建築学専攻修士課程 修了

著書
『建築依存症』単著/2006年、ラトルズ


安部良アトリエ一級建築士事務所


150-0002  東京都渋谷区渋谷4-2-22-201
PHONE  03-3407-4676  |  FAX  03-3407-4675
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