Arii Irie Architects is a Tokyo-based design practice for architecture and urbanism founded in 2015. We seek innovative contextual approaches in projects ranging from single-family housing to installations, public buildings and urban space.

Atsuo Arii / Partner
Atsuo Arii is an architect and a partner of Arii Irie Architects. He also is an Assistant Professor at Tokyo University of Science. After working as an intern at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam, he joined CAt, led by Kazuhiro Kojima and Kazuko Akamatsu in Tokyo. During his experience there from 2010-2015, he was involved in various projects in Japan. He led two projects from competition phase to construction; the Bluewave Technologies Asutopia Factory, completed in 2013, and the Shin-Hakushima Station, completed in 2015. He holds a Masters in Socio-Cultural Environmental studies from the University of Tokyo, and a Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Tokyo.

Kako Irie / Partner
Kako Irie is an architect, and a partner of Arii Irie Architects from 2017. She previously worked at CAt, led by Kazuhiro Kojima and Kazuko Akamatsu from 2013 to 2017, after studying at the Tokyo University of the Arts and the Politecnico di Torino. At CAt she worked on the competition of the Unosumai Elementary School, Children’s House, Kindergarten and Kamaishi-higashi Junior High School, a recovery project for the Tohoku earthquake in 2011. After winning the competition, she was a member of the project team until the construction and completion in 2017. She holds a Masters and Bachelors in Architecture from the Tokyo University of the Arts.

有井 淳生 / パートナー
2007           東京大学工学部建築学科卒業
2008-09      OMA / Office for Metropolitan Architecture
2010           東京大学大学院新領域創生科学研究科修了
2010-15      CAt / シーラカンスアンドアソシエイツ
2015           アリイイリエアーキテクツ設立
2016-          東京理科大学理工学部建築学科助教

入江 可子 / パートナー
2010           東京藝術大学美術学部建築学科卒業
2011-12      Politecnico di Torino, Facoltà di Architettura
2013           東京藝術大学大学院美術研究科修士課程建築専攻修了
2013-17      CAt / シーラカンスアンドアソシエイツ
2017-          アリイイリエアーキテクツ