Hiroyasu Shoji

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Hiroyasu Shoji
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Native name
東海林 弘靖
Born1958 (age 60–61)
NationalityJapanese
Alma materKogakuin University_The master course of architectural design under Prof. Teiji Ito
OccupationLighting Designer
OrganizationLIGHTDESIGN INC.
Websitewww.lightdesign.jp
Kodaiji Wakuden
Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital NICU+

Hiroyasu Shoji (東海林 弘靖, born in 1958) is a Japanese lighting designer.

Hiroyasu Shoji is the president of LIGHTDESIGN INC. The studio is located in Ginza, Tokyo. He began serving as the director of the Japanese International Lighting Designers Association when it was founded.[1]

Career[edit]

Hiroyasu Shoji founded lighting design studio “LIGHTDESIGN INC.” in 2000. He works with architects including Zaha Hadid, Fumihiko Maki, Toyo Ito, Sou Fujimoto. He has focused on lighting design since 2011.[2]

Inspiration[edit]

He was inspired to concentrate his work on lighting due to the blackout following the Fukushima earthquake in 2011 and by a visit to Papua New Guinea which had no electricity at the time.[3][4]

Projects and Awards[edit]

PJ Name Date Architects Location Lighting design award
Za-Koenji 2008 Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects Tokyo, Japan International Association of Lighting Designer - Special Citation
Shimizu Performing Arts Center 2012 Maki and Associates + Taisei Corporation Project Consortium Shizuoka, Japan Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Galaxy SOHO 2012 Zaha Hadid Architects Beijing, China Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital NICU 2013 Yamashita Sekkei INC. Aichi, Japan International Association of Lighting Designer - Special Citation
Wangjing SOHO 2014 Zaha Hadid Architects Beijing, China Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Sky SOHO 2014 Zaha Hadid Architects Shanghai, China Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Futako-Tamagawa Rise 2015 Design Supervision: Conran Partners

[II-a Area]: Nikken Sekkei LTD, RIA, Tokyu Architects& Engineers INC. [I-a.b, II-b, III Area]: RIA, Tokyu Architects& Engineers INC.

Tokyo, Japan International Association of Lighting Designer - Award of Excellence
Tokyu Plaza Ginza 2016 Nikken Sekkei Tokyo, Japan Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Sea World Culture and Arts Center 2017 Maki and Associates Shenzhen, China Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
Yakushi-ji Temple -Jikido Hall 2017 Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects Nara, Japan Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit
'Meguri no Mori' Kawaguchi City Funeral Hall 2018 Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects Saitama, Japan Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Award of Merit

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ "Member│日本国際照明デザイナーズ協会(IALD Japan)".
  2. ^ "DESIGN TALKS plus - TV | NHK WORLD-JAPAN Live & Programs" – via www3.nhk.or.jp.
  3. ^ "The Professionals - TV | NHK WORLD-JAPAN Live & Programs" – via www3.nhk.or.jp.
  4. ^ "【LIGHTDESIGN INC.】 Interview with a lighting designer Hiroyasu Shoji | JAPAN TWO". www.japantwo.com.

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