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Yusuke Komata
Biography
Yusuke Komata is an architect and a researcher based in Tokyo. He graduated from University of Tsukuba Master’s Program in Art & Design, and started working from 2009 at an architects office Arata Isozaki & Associates established by Arata Isozaki, winner of the 2019 Pritzker Prize. Komata has led many projects such as university campus designs in Central Asia and Egypt, an art museum design in Russia, a movable pneumatic concert hall, and so on. After 7 years of working in Arata Isozaki’s office, he founded his own firm called Yusuke Komata New Building Office in 2016 and started designing various projects in many different regions, with in collaboration with many architects and engineers. In 2019, he joined Department of Architecture at University of Tokyo as a researcher in Obuchi Laboratory, and started working for research projects including the UAE pavilion at Venice Biennale 2021.