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YDS Architects


 

YDS

 

YDS Architects,founded by Yoshitaka Uchino, is an award-winning international office that strives for innovation in design.

Architectures and cities should be beautiful and functional is the principle.

On designing architectures,the practice always keep in mind natural factors such as light,wind,and rain.

The practice aims to create beautiful spaces with nature where people feel the transition of light and shadow.

 

YDS Architects is a group of professional architects who always pursue innovative and stimulating ideas.

This practice has been awarded several international prizes including 'Design Top10 Award for Emergent Architect in the world' from UK,Nominees for 'SIA-GETZ Architecture Prize for Emergent Architect in Asia' from Singapore,'German Design Award' from Germany,'The American Architecture Prize from USA,'2A Asia Architecture Award' from UAE,'London international creative competition Award' from UK.

YDS Architects has been featured several books and design sites such as BUILD,SIA.

Projects designed by YDS Architects has been featured in several books and websites including ArchDaily,Designboom,Domus,Architecture Photo,Leibal.

 

Principal Architect


 

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Yoshitaka Uchino

 

Born in Tokyo,1977.

Yoshitaka Uchino founded YDS Architects in 2008 after set up Yoshitaka Design Studio in 2005.

He received his Master of Architecture(2003) and Bachelor of Architecture(2001) from The University of Tokyo.

He joined 'Tokyo Canal Project',collaborated on urban research,proposal on urban design,holding joint exhibition with several architects.

While studying on 'Spaces of agoras and paths' in post-graduate course of The University of Tokyo,his career as an architect started.

 

Yoshitaka received several awards and honors,including 'Design Top10 Award for Emergent Architect in the world' from BUILD,UK in 2016.

In 2016 Singapore Institute of Architects nominated him for 'SIA-GETZ Architecture Prize for Emergent Architecture in Asia' .

Now their projects are in overseas as well as in Japan.

 

Awards


 

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SIA-GETZ Architecture Prize

 Nominee,Singapore Institute of Architects and Getz Bros. & Co.,Singapore

 Excellence in Architecture and the Built Environment,2016

 

Design Top10

 Design Top10 Award for Emergent Architect in the world,BUILD,United Kingdom,2016

 

Construction Awards

 Nominee,BUILD,United Kingdom,2017

 

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

 Nominee,International Association of Designers,Italy,2017

 

HKHouse K

 

A' Design Award

 Bronze Award,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2017

 

German Design Award

 Special Mention Award,German Design Council,Germany,2016

 

The American Architecture Prize

 Honorable Mention,American Architecture Prize,United States of America,2016

 

The 10th London international creative competition

 shortlist,London international creative competition,United Kingdom,2017

 

WA Award 23rd Cycle

 finalist,World Architects Community,United States of America,2016

 

MKMisora Kindergarten

 

A' Design Award

 Iron Award,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

German Design Award

 Nomination,German Design Council,Germany,2017

 

VFVoid in a Forest

 

2A Asia Architecture Award

 shortlist,2AA,United Arab Emirates,2016

 

A' Design Award

 Iron Award,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

German Design Award

 Nomination,German Design Council,Germany,2017

 

FGForests of Grid

 

A' Design Award

 Iron Award,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

HIHouse I

 

Woodone Prize

 Fine Prize,Woodone,Japan,2005

 

A' Design Award

 Iron Award,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

WVWavering Voids

 

Good Design Award

 Finalist,Good Design Award Comittee,Japan,2007

 

CBColumns of Books

 

A' Design Award

 Runner-up,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

FRFRAME

 

A' Design Award

 Runner-up,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

YHY-House

 

A' Design Award

 Runner-up,A'Design Award Council,Italy,2016

 

Missions & Values


 

'YDS'of YDS Architects means 'Yoshitaka+Design+S'.

 

S represents our missions,values,visions,cultures and attitudes to our customers,to the societies,and to the world.

Our company pledge 15S.

7S for our Missions.

5S for our Visions.

3S for our Attitudes.

 

Missions:7S

Special,Sophisticated,Supreme,Sensational,Splendid,Stimulating,Shining

Visions:5S

Simple,Sharp,Smart,Stylish,Sublime

Attitudes:3S

Sincere,Serious,Straightforward

 

YDS Architects is a group of professional architects who design architectures and cities based on these 15S.

 

Notable Press


 

Nomination for 'SIA-GETZ Architecture Prize for Emergent Architect in Asia',Singapore.

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Design Top10 Architectre Award,United Kingdam.

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German Design Award Special Mention,Germany.

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Feature on 'BUILD' magazine(P22-23),United Kingdam.

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American Architecture Prize Honorable Mention,United States of America.

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The 10th London international creative competition shortlist,United Kingdam.

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