Creating a space that enhances connection with the outside world
Based in Amsterdam, architect Moriko Kira has built a successful career in the creation of spaces including homes, offices, galleries and churches. Learn how she designs spaces that are one-of-a-kind while also syncing with the surrounding environment, and how she considers the passage of time in her designs.
Enjoy our two-part conversation with Kira as we explore the keywords “people”, “time” and “connection” in relation to her architectural work.
*This interview was conducted at 3×3 Lab Future, a space equipped to support business development through “Interaction”, a “Demonstration Laboratory” and as an “Information Hub”.
Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1965. Since graduating from Waseda University Graduate School, Kira has been based in Amsterdam, Netherlands where she runs “moriko kira architect”, an architecture firm specializing in historical building repair and renovation.