Creative Director, 1st‑class certificated Architect
Shuhei Kamiya is a unique architect with international and cross-disciplinary experience that makes him possible to invent solutions in a wide range of fields from architectural design to furniture and product design, consulting, and creative directions for the clients’ success.
His strengths are logical thinking as an architect, innovative thinking as an artist, and strategic thinking as a business partner.
Fun, simplicity, beauty, and comfortability are all present simultaneously in his design.
Shuhei founded KAMIYA ARCHITECTS after working for two worldwide architects.
Bjarke Ingels is one of the best young European architects, and Shuhei worked for him as a senior architect of international competitions and large‑scale high‑rise buildings.
In addition, he researched the Nordic culture, selected as the program of the Japanese Government.
He had also worked for Kengo Kuma for nine years, one of the leading Japanese architects, and learned the importance of detailed design and Japanese Craftsmanship. As a chief architect, he was in charge of a variety of projects from large public architecture to furniture and product design.
Shuhei is currently working on projects to successes with various clients.
|1982||Born in Toyohashi city, Aichi, Japan|
|2005||BArch/ Waseda University, Tokyo|
|2007||MArch/ Waseda University, Tokyo|
|2007-2016||Kengo Kuma and Associates as Chief Architect|
|2016-2017||BJARKE INGELS GROUP as Senior Architect|
|Program for Upcoming Artists by Japaanese Government|
|2017||Founded KAMIYA ARCHITECTS Co.,Ltd in Tokyo|
After completing his MArch at Nihon University, he worked at INA for seven years, during which time he gained experience in public architecture and design competitions of various scales and uses, including cultural centers, city halls, libraries, and public health centers. He is also skilled in people management.
Senior Architect, 1st-class Certified Architect
He completed his MArch at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Okuyama Laboratory). Studied architecture and sustainable design at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. After that, he worked for Yamashita Sekkei, where he experienced several international projects, including collaboration with Heatherwick Studio.
Architect, 1st-class Certified Architect
He studied under Kengo Kuma at his BArch and MArch at the University of Tokyo and interned at OMA Rotterdam. After completing school, he worked in the design department of Takenaka Corporation.
He completed his studies at Waseda University School of Law and studied environmental policy and business at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He joined Panasonic after the graduation and was engaged in new business development in the smart city and retail field.
He joined KA and is in charge of management, since he empathized with KA's approach of accompanying clients from business and marketing strategies to incorporate them into design.
She completed her studies at Joshibi University of Art and Design. She started her career from a PR agency focusing on Hotel and Jewelry industry and has been engaged in PR and graphic design for more than ten years. At the same time, she has been teaching at a technical school since 2019. She is in charge of corporate divisions at KA.
KAMIYA ARCHITECTS Co.,Ltd
1st‑class certificated architectural firm
Registration No. 356327
4-10-4, Minami Aoyama,
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan
CEO: Shuhei Kamiya
Qualification Holders: 1st-class certificated architect: 4
SCOPE OF BUSINESS
1. Design and architecture, landscape, masterplan, consulting
2. Design of renovation of historic buildings
3. Pavilion Planning, Design, Consulting
4. Product Planning, Design, Consulting
5. Publication and translation in the field of architecture and design
6. Lecture and Workshop in the field of architecture and design
8. Any and all businesses incidental to each of the foregoing