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パレス青山 209

Palace Aoyama 209, Minami Aoyama 6-1-6, Minato-Ku, Tokyo Japan 107-0062

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AIA New York Resilience Article
Opinion in The New York Times
M House on design boom
Chatting on Archinect about COVID-19
Article published with the BBC

EXPO 2025 - SPAIN pavilion AOR

EXPO 2025 - CZECH pavilion AOR

Kiyose House

Ibaraki Farm House

Meguro Flat

Shirokane housing

2020 fot in Toronto

A convenient workplace

m house

n flat

Karuizawa pavilion

Zizkov tower competition

Oyamadai House

Grez-doiceau house

Tochigi House

RAW Tokyo

Seizon Tower

Modern Life

stöckach masterplan

Azabu Flat

Avelgem Housing 1.0

Tokyo's Secret Code

Heitman Tokyo

Scarabee Tokyo HQ

Nishi Shinjuku House

Akasaka Flat

Guggenheim Museum Helsinki

Liveperson Tokyo HQ

Get Lost Flat

HA Tower

D Flat

Gohongi House

Mies Not

CI Plaza

Shimoda Hotel Annex

Wa Shop

Yoyogi House


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Will penned a brief article on resilience for AIA New York.
Resilience in Japan

Christian Dimmer in the New York Times talking about Tokyo.
The Big City Where Housing Is Still Affordable

M house on design boom!
Check out the M House on design boom

Now on TECTURE website.
We were invited to add several projects to the TECTURE website. Japanese only (日本語のみ). Includes images not published elsewhere.

Chatting on Archinect about COVID-19
Will chats with Archinect on their always interesting podcast about being stuck in Toronto during the shutdown, teaching in Canada and Japan, and how the office is (still!) working during Covid.

Frontoffice in Toronto
A joint exhibition with Carlo Parente at the gallery at Ryerson University in Toronto.

frontoffice's partner, Christian Dimmer writes for the BBC!
Christian Dimmer, a partner in the office wrote a piece about the upcoming Tokyo Olympics for the BBC

Jimenez Lai tokyo workshop 2019
Will invited Jimenez Lai to a workshop in Tokyo, with the expected provocative results. Check it out on our Facebook page

frontoffice talks about rendering with Kooz/Arch
A short but sweet look at the seizon project along with an interview on how we approach the presentation of our designs. Find out more onKooz/Arch

Oyamadai House Completed!
Check out the Oyamadai House on Dezeen

Will co-edits book on Resilience
Will edited a book on resilience with Professor Wanglin Yan at Keio University. Published by Springer Netherlands, it is a collection of chapters written by practitioners from multiple fields, all trying to develop a better approach to building resilience around the world.

Chatting on Archinect
Will joins the Archinect podcast to talk with its hosts about the news of the day as well as his interview with British design collective ASSEMBLE. Check out the interview too, it's inspirational!

The secret to living small in Tokyo
Small living spaces are common in Tokyo and often they are cut up into even smaller spaces. Check out our alternative solution in the Akasaka Flat , covered by Dezeen

Talking with Samira Boon
Will chatted with an great friend of the office,
Samira Boon, during a vist to her studio in Amsterdam

Still city project
Christian and Will both joined in with lectures and discussion for the Tokyo Still-City Project, run by the Dutch-based think group, MONNIK

frontoffice hosts Table for 12 in Tokyo
part of the eight city tour by Canadian architecture office 5468796, aimed at finding the secret to creative design around the world. Take a look at their tokyo report for their impressions of the worlds largest megacity, and their project website for the bigger story

Kesennuma Reconstruction Project exhibits at Open Research Forum, Tokyo Midtown
An ongoing project focusing on reconstruction after the disaster in Northern Japan. We are working on rebuilding the economy, developing a new planning typology, and developing a new energy paradigm for the region.

HA Tower wins World Architecture Award!
Chicago Athenaeum and The European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies selects frontoffice and the HA Tower for the global award

Still city project
Christian and Will both joined in with lectures and discussion for the Tokyo Still-City Project, run by the Dutch-based think group, MONNIK

New York TIMES
Our partner Christian Dimmer chimes in on NY times article by Hiroko tabuchi, about the Zaha Hadid Stadium proposed for the 2020 Olympics

WAN residential award
HA tower shortlisted for WAN residential award

Office Expansion
It's not the same as moving but pretty close. You can see our newly refurbished home here

yoyogi house on TV
Long running architecture program, Tatemono Tanbou, devotes episode to the Yoyogi House (Japanese)
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