Origami facade. Japan Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai by Yuko Nagayama and Associates

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Expo 2020.- October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Yuko Nagayama. Yuko Nagayama and Associates

Yuko Nagayama, born in Tokyo in 1975, is the founder and director of the Yuko Nagayama and Associates studio. After graduating from Showa Women's University, she passed through Jun Aoki's office, which she left in 2002, the year she founded her studio.

In a multitude of single-family housing projects, the design of commercial premises and office buildings stands out. She also carried out projects for various competitions, including the JCD Design Award that she won in 2005 for the design of the "Louis Vuitton Kyoto Daimaru" store, or the Tokyo Metropolitan Architecture Award for the Goddess Forest Central Garden project.

Yuko Nagayama has also done extensive teaching work at various universities in Japan, such as the Tokyo University of Sciences or the institution where she studied: Showa Women's University.



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