dot architects


An architectural practice established by Toshikatsu Ienari and Takeshi Shakushiro in Kitakagaya, Osaka. Based at Coop Kitakagaya, “a studio for cooperation/collaboration aiming to realise an alternative society” dot architects engage various people in with design and process of building and work together. Total seven staff members including
two founders and Wataru Doi, Hidefumi Terada, Keiko Miyachi, Ai Ikeda, Takuma Kikuchi work in cooperation. Major works include “Umaki camp” (Setouchi Triennale 2013, Kagawa), Bito Shrine (2014, Kagawa), Floating bridge in the lagoon (2015, Water and Land Art Festival, Niigata), en: Art of Nexus (The Japanese Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy), and Chidori-bunka (2017, Osaka).


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