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Tsugawa Eri

Architect; Director, ALTEMYCity

Tsugawa Eri completed graduate studies at Waseda University in 2015. From 2015 to 2018, she worked at an architecture firm. In 2018 and 2019, she worked at Diller Scofidio + Renfro in New York on a fellowship given by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. She returned to Japan to claim top prize at the Sannomiya Station Plaza Contest run by the city of Kobe in 2019, and established her own firm, ALTEMY. Tsugawa also teaches at Tokyo University of Science, Waseda University, Tokyo Denki University’s graduate school, and Japan Women’s University. Her past projects include the Spectra-Pass lobby at the Pola Museum of Art (2021), Sankita Square in front of Hankyu Kobe-sannomiya Station (2021), the exhibition Incomplete Niwa Archives (2021) at Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, and Machi-no-Hoikuen Community School Minami-Aoyama (2024). Her prizes include the Urban Landscape Award Special Prize given by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Civil Engineering Design Prize (Excellence Prize), Tokyo University of the Arts Emerald Award, and Kukan Design Award.Last Updated: 2024.04