Kaz Yoneda - Architect in Tokyo

Kaz Yoneda

I'm an architect in Tokyo, Japan

Available for contracts

I speak English and Japanese

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About me

Born in Seattle, he received B.Arch from Cornell, and after a 2-year collaboration with Sou Fujimoto Architects, attended Harvard for M.Arch 2 (hons). In 2011, appointed to coordinate and teach the Toyo Ito+Harvard GSD Studio in Tokyo. Joined takram design engineering from 2011 to 2014. In 2014, he founded bureau0-1 for architecture, urban research and speculative projects. He has previously taught at the University of Tokyo. He currently holds teaching positions at Nihon University College of Art, Japan Women's University, and Keio University. His interviews, written pieces, built work, and research has been published in Vice, Redshift, Shinkenchiku, GA Japan, and Architectural Review.

My Creations

  1. bureau0-1 is finally leaving its nest and moving into to a new, proper office location. I hope to establish this place in order to expand the practice, and also, as a platform for research, networking, and cultural production. "The Platform" is the name of our space based on this motivation... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Happy Holidays

    24 December 2016

    Happy Holidays to all!

  3. "VACUUM: FROM BENTO TO THE UNIVERSE" is an exhibition on display in Bldg S. at the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo.
    bureau0-1 designed the exhibition space and partook in the curation.
    Entrance is free.
    Duration: 2016/7/13 (wed)〜7/23(Sat)
    Website: http://www.hayashi-fund.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/exhibition/index.php#concept
    more images: http://www.bureau0-1.com/vbu/

  4. facade T shirt

    27 March 2016

    While architects’ core motivations and intentions may lie elsewhere, facades are inescapably the most visible part of architecture. A facade may reveal, project, camouflage, and even intensify various internal spatialities. The project explores the effects of facades when resized to clad the smallest architectural module; that is, of a human... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  5. A proposal for an observatory on Yashima Peninsula overlooking the Seto Inner Sea. Simultaneously, a platform to experience the beautiful panorama, and a new landmark for the genius locus that is historical and rich in geomorphological qualities. The strategy was to create a combined approach towards architecture, structure, public space... continue reading (1, 1 image)

  6. Tokyoism is coming...

    1 June 2017

    Our article entitled, "Society of Insatiable Consumption" will soon be published by "Dichotomy" publication issued by the School of Architecture, University of Detroit Mercy

  7. I'm on this month's Shinkenchiku 2017/10

  8. Bureau 0–1 designed a showroom to experience firsthand the futuristic logistics center in which robots and people work together. This facility is located in a gigantic distribution depot that opened in April of 2018 and operated by Daiwa House Group. It is a first project for Bureau 0–1 that exceeds... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  9. Happy Holidays!

    3 January 2019

    Kaz Yoneda and everyone at Bureau 0–1, Inc. would like to wish you Happy Holidays and Happiest New Year
    We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your kindness and support in making 2018 an eventful and productive year. Please accept our sincerest gratitude... continue reading (0, 1 image)