Architecture, design and urbanism from the Asia Pacific
Suzuko Yamada is an architect and founder of Suzuko Yamada Architects, based in Tokyo, Japan. Suzuko is a Tokyo native and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Tokyo Art University. She set up her independent studio in 2013, having previously worked at practice Sou Fujimoto Architects. She currently teaches an architecture studio at Kyoto University and Tokyo University of Science. In practice, she explores a distinctly experimental architecture having received a range of awards (such as recognitions from the Architectural Design Association of Nippon and Japan’s ‘Under 35 Architects’ exhibition in 2020) along the way. Recent work includes a number of residential projects with designs that push the boundaries of domestic architecture.