ABOUT US

Yuichi Kodai

Director / Architect

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Architecture Registration Board (ARB)

 

  He graduated from AA School in London and worked for Swiss architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron between 2005 and 2013. He worked at the company on Perez Art Museum Miami and TATE Modern and several international projects. He then founded the architecture department in SANDWICH Inc. in Kyoto in 2013. He completed KOHTEI in Fukuyama City in 2017 together with contemporary artist Kohei Nawa. He is currently based in Zurich, Switzerland and also works for HILDEBRAND STUDIO where Thomas Hildebrand is the chairman and with whom he shares a common view of architectural principals. Together they completed a gallery space, GYRE GALLERY, in Omotesando, Tokyo. 

EDUCATION
1978

Born in Kyoto, Japan


2001

University of East London


2005

Architectural Association School of Architecture

 

PROFESSIONAL
2005~13      

Herzog & de Meuron, London and Basel


2013~17      

Established SANDWICH, Architecture, Kyoto


2017             

Established kodai and associates

2018             

Joined HILDEBRAND Studios AG

 

ACADEMIC
2016~17      

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

 - Visiting Assistant Professor

2013~17      

Kyoto University of Art and Design,

- Architecture Course, Mix-media Course

2014~17      

Kurashiki Art and Science University

- Fine Arts Course

Claudia Maggi

Founder / Architect

Architecture Registration Board (ARB)

 

  She graduated from AA School in London and worked for American architectural practice Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) in London between 2005 and 2014. Her major achievement in the company was to work on Heron Tower, where she spent a number of years overseeing from the design stage to the completion of the project, at the time the tallest skyscraper in London. She also worked on a number of high rise and confidential commercial projects developing a broad experience in all stages of work. She is currently based in Zurich, Switzerland and she runs kodai and associates GmbH, working alongside Yuichi Kodai, carrying out projects in London, Madrid, Tokyo, and Kyoto.

EDUCATION:
1978

Born in Harrogate, United Kingdom


2001

University College London,

The Bartlett School of Architecture

2005

Architectural Association School of Architecture

 

PROFESSIONAL
2005~14 

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, London


2017       

Established kodai and associates