Sumito Takashina Architects is an international architectural practice based in Tokyo. Established in 2001, the practice has been gaining broad experience by designing varied types of building including: office, residential, private house, culture, retail, and accommodation. The practice also covers fields of urban design, landscape architecture, interior design and PM & CM.
The philosophy of the practice is to provide its clients with professional service that creates innovative design solutions in the context of strict technique, construction management, and cost control parameters.
"Think Tank philosophy" is employed at every level, to enable design and management leaders to collaborate and contribute their individual experience. Weekly meetings, open to all employees, provide a vital forum for discussion of current competitions and ongoing projects, as well as platform for creativity and new solutions appropriate to each design.
The practice stands with the view that the architecture is not only high property but also the environmental ware for various human activities. Among the overflow informations of all kinds, the structure of our society has been becoming much complicated than ever, furthermore now humankind is confronted to an unprecedented environmental change on a global scale. In this age of upheaval, the practice believes that sustainable and resilient architecture is required to secure the diversity of human living.
|Company||Sumito Takashina Architects inc.,|
|Registered First Class Architectural Office / Governor of Tokyo #46129|
|Address||#603 1-4-6 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002 Tokyo Japan|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9:30-18:00 [Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays]|
|Principal Architect||Sumito TAKASHINA|
|First Class Lisensed Architect / Japan #203895|
|Director, Chair of International Relations Committee, The Japan Institute of Architects|
|JIA registered architect 20400257|
|APEC Architect / JP00557|
|Business contents||architectural, interior, landscape design|
project & construction management
- born in Tokyo
- graduated from Nihon University, obtaind Bachelor of Architecture
- worked at Yoshinobu Ashihara Architects & Associates
- graduated from Pratt Institute N.Y., obtaind Master of Architecture
- worked at Steven Holl Architects N.Y.
- worked at Taro Ashihara Architects
- established Sumito Takashina Architects inc.,
- Faculty at Nihon University: Dept. of Architecture
- Faculty at Meisei University: Dept. of Architecture
- Faculty at Kokushikan University: Dept. of Architecture