Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Very prestigious Japanese architect, his minimalist architecture is inspiring, calling attention to detail and final assembly. Lighting and a perfect combination of elements form a unique office Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, making a very expressive minimalism.

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

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Shinichi Ogawa was born in the city of Yamaguchi in Japan in 1955. He studied at Nihon University, College of Arts, receiving his diploma in 1978, a year after being awarded a scholarship in exchange for Washington State University. In 1984, he received from the Japanese government the opportunity to study outside of Japan, directing his studies to New York City.

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Summer House, Kanagawa, Japan. photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Summer House, Kanagawa, Japan. photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Summer House, Kanagawa, Japan. photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Summer House, Kanagawa, Japan. photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Summer House, Kanagawa, Japan. photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

After working on Paul Rudolph and Arquitectonica offices in New York, he opened the office Shinichi Ogawa & Associates in 1986. From this, he began to highlight his work with important achievements, such as contribution to the 19th International Exposition Triennale of Milan, for the Pavilion of Japan, and the UIA Barcelona 96. The highlight of his work is its simplicity, beautifully detailed, making it a very expressive minimalist architecture. His portfolio consists of residential architecture, exploiting the concepts of minimalism in all aspects of the project, practicing a different architecture from the rest.

Hill House, Tokyo, Japan

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Horizon House, Atami, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Air Court House, Tokyo, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Center Court House, Tokyo, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Floating House, Wakayama, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Air Chair

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Ocean View House, Nigata, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

36M House, Kagawa, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Minimalist House, Okinawa, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

White Court House, Tokyo, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Ware House, Hiroshima, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Tunnel House, Hiroshima, Japan

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Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

World of Calvin Klein – THE HOUSE, Tokyo, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Light House, Saitama, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Loft House, Nagoya, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Living Court House, Kanagawa, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Cube House, Kanagawa, Japan

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photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Architect Day: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
photo Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

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Marcelo Seferin

My name is Marcelo Seferin, I’m an architect from Porto Alegre, Brazil and I’m the chief architect at Seferin Arquitetura, an office that works with architecture, interior design and sustainability projects.

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