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MANIERA Architect & Associates

Profile of the Japanese architecture firm MANIERA Architect & Associates, led by Kazuo Oe, Taisuke Oe.

Profile of MANIERA Architect & Associates

Business Name
MANIERA Architect & Associates
Location
Japan
Services
Architecture
Website
http://hccweb1.bai.ne.jp/maniera

Principal(s)

Kazuo Oe (1948), Taisuke Oe (1972)

Philosophy

Natural light, wind, verdure... Architecture that can be felt by the 5 senses.

"Memories" - Architectural sceneries which are kept by our memories.

"Place" - Providing the place where the residents create their daily life, the architecture enables the fully perception of what family is. The way of living created for harmonize Nature, Architecture and Human being.

Background

  • Founded: 1980
  • Offices: 1
  • Design team: 12

Key projects

  • Akane, Snior house, Hyogo, Japan, 2008,
  • 7×7 House, A duplex house, Hyogo, Japan, 2008
  • Wall House, Single family house, Osaka, Japan, 2008
  • Hashimoto house, Single family house, Hyogo, Japan, 2007
  • Miyase house, Single family house, Hyogo, Japan, 2007
  • Yamada house, Single family house, Kyoto, Japan, 2007
  • Kadokawa house, Single family house
  • Kato house, single family house, Hyogo, Japan, 2007
  • Akiba mountain villa, A Japanese-style hotel, Wakayama, Japan, 2008
  • Komatsu house, Single family house,

Key publications

  • Modern Living no.179, House with small Japanese oak, June, 2008
  • MEMO, House in Kurakuen, July, 2008
  • Home Make, N's house, May, 2008
  • Sumai No Sekkei, N's house, March, 2008
  • DETAIL JAPAN, House with a maple tree, January, 2008
  • World Photo Press, Sogabe house, 2008
  • Wa/kuukan best100, House in Miyanishi-cho, December, 2007
  • EXE Vol.8, N's house, June, 2007
  • LEE LIVING, Kaino house, May, 2007
  • Import design handbook, Liaison house, 2007

Key awards

  • Architectural prize of Hyogo Prefecture green, Hyogo Prefecture, 1988
  • Kusunoki architectural"cultural prize", Hyogo Prefecture, 1993
  • Iraka prize, Zennippon cawara construction industry league, 1995
  • Osaka governor prize of "Osaka architectural contest, Osaka Prefecture, 1996
  • Prize of director of interior planner society, 1966
  • Nishinomiya City cityscape prize, Nishinomiya city, 1997
  • Environment and energy conservation prize, 1999
  • American Wood Design Awards 2002
  • Selected Architectural prize of "Japan Institute of Architects selected architecture award 2005
  • Residential Lighting Awards 2005

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