Image: Chapel in Guastalla / Photo by Davide Galli
In his practice, Go Hasegawa always strives to explore new possibilities and relationships between different realms and build new connections. For him it is always a thrilling adventure which is only possible by engaging with a sense of openness which is an attitude he adopts towards all domains.
GO HASEGAWA is Director of Go Hasegawa and Associates. He earned a Master of Engineering degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2002 and worked at Taira Nishizawa Architects before establishing Go Hasegawa & Associates in 2005. He has taught at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD). In 2015, he received his PhD in Engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Hasegawa is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 Shinkenchiku Prize and 2014 AR Design Vanguard. Among the monographies are 'Go Hasegawa Works' (TOTO Publisher, 2012), ‘a+u 2017:01' (Issue n.556) and 'El Croquis - Go Hasegawa' (Issue n.191).
2005 The Kajima Prize for SD Review 2005, for House in a Forest
2007 Grand Prix, Tokyo Gas House Design Competition, for House in a Forest
2007 Gold Prize in Residential Architecture Award, Tokyo Society of Architects & Building Engineers, for House in a Forest
2007 Gold Prize in The 28th INAX Design Contest, for House in Sakuradai
2008 The 24th Shinkenchiku Prize, for House in Sakuradai
2014 AR Design Vanguard 2014
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies, and it is part of the Fall 2018 Berkeley Architecture Lecture Series. Open to all!