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ALPHAVILLE Architects is an architectural office based in Kyoto and founded by Kentaro Takeguchi and Asako Yamamoto. Kentaro Takeguchi holds a master’s degree in architecture, which he obtained from Kyoto University in 1998. In 2012, he became a director at the Architectural Design Association Nippon (ADAN). Besides being a registered architect, he is a visiting architecture professor at Kobe University and a lecturer at Ritsumeikan University.
Asako Yamamoto studied architecture in Paris and holds a master’s degree from Kyoto University. He is also a registered architect and a lecturer at Kyoto University and Osaka Institute of technology.
Since its foundation in 1998, the practice has received numerous awards, including the JIA Kansai Architect Rookie of the year Award and the JCD Award. Most of their projects are residential-related.
The former partners of ALPHAVILLE Architects include names such as Kazuko Inoue, Takayuki Tone, Yoshiharu Nakamura, and many others.
Koyasan Guest House and House Folded are some of their most famous projects in Japan.