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Akihiko Hamada

Akihiko Hamada

Country: Japan
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Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Senior Executive Officer
Principal, Architectural Design DepartmentAkihiko Hamada, with Master’s Degrees in Architecture from both the University of Pennsylvania and Waseda University, combines a boundless passion for architectural design with keen management skills. A member of Nikken since 1977, he currently supervises 13 design studios and plays a leading role in high-profile overseas and domestic projects. Mr Hamada has earned a number of awards, most recently the JIA Architecture Award and the Award for Sustainable Architecture from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation.

:: Photo information and credits:

1 > Toyota Motors Main Building, Aichi – Japan, 2005, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Image courtesy of Nikken Sekkei Ltd.

2 > Mode Gakuen Spiral Towers, Nagoya – Japan, 2008, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Image courtesy of Kenich Suzuki

3 > Shiodome Sumitomo Building, Tokyo – Japan, 2004, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Image courtesy of Shinozawa Kenchiku Shashin Jimusho

4 > NEC Corporation Tamagawa Renaissance City, Kawasaki – Japan, 2005, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Image courtesy of Tomio Onashi

5 > Hotel Grand Arc Hanzomon, Tokyo – Japan, 1999, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Image courtesy of Studio Murai