ABOUT

Key Operation Inc. (KOP) is an architectural design practice directed by Akira Koyama based in Tokyo, Japan.

KOP’s built work includes various type of projects such as private houses, collective housing, offices, retail stores, restaurants, cinemas, commercial buildings, complex buildings.

COMPANY

Establishment
March 1998
Incorporation
September 2005
Capital
1,000,000 Yen
Address
4F Doors Bldg. 3-19-10 Takaban, Meguro-ku, Tokyo152-0004, JAPAN
Contact
T 03-5724-0061 F 03-5724-0062
Representative
Akira Koyama
Licence
First Degree Architectural Practice License 51898
First Degree Architect License 321482 Akira Koyama
UK Registered Architect 065810C
Chartered Member of Royal Institute of British Architects 12031463
Bank
SMBC Gakugeidaigku Eikimae Branch
Management Consultant
First Partners Group Inc.
Scope of Work
Architectural design,landscape design, civil engineering, structural design, interior design ,project management, urban planning, industrial and product design, graphic design, web design, furniture design and related consulting.

ACCESSMAP

PROFILES

Akira Koyama

Representative
Director Dip MArch Msc ARB RIBA

Biography

1970
Born In Tokyo, Japan
1994
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Diploma Degree (Kobayashi Studio)
1996
The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, Master of Architecture Degree with Distinction
1998
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Master of Science Degree (Sakamoto Studio)
1998
atelier ko
1998
Zara Japan Corp.
1998-2001
Studio E Architects
2001
ARB(Architects Registeration Board) Registered
2002-2003
David Chipperfield Architects
2002
Chartered Member of Royal Institute of British Architects
2003-2005
Zara Japan Corp. Shop Development Director
2005
atelier ko architects ltd.
2006
KEY OPERATION INC.

Awards

2018
New York Corner 161, International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2015-2016
2017
New York Corner 161; New York Corner 161, Good Design Award
2016
Inagawa Cemetery Warehouse; Inagawa Cemetery Warehouse, Good Design Award
2015
Terrace Building & Hill Top Building, Good Design Award
2015
Komachi Building, International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2015-2016
2014
Komachi Building, Good Design Award
2012
yotsuya tenera, RIBA International Awards 2012
2012
yotsuya tenera, ARCHITIZER A+Awards 2013
2012
yotsuya tenera, International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2012-2013
2011
yotsuya tenera, Good Design Award
2011
ReNOA motosumiyoshi, Good Design Award
2010
Flat Floating Boxes, Good Design Award
2003
Building Design Young Architects of the Year Awards Runners Up
2000
Nagoya Desing DO Design Competition short listed
1998
Prize in WACOA Interior Idea Competition
1997
Prize in Central Glass Design Competition, Millennium Tower
1997
1st Prize in Hyogo Harima Housing Competition, Forest Housing
1996
1st Prize in RIBA Student Competition, Print Room for the Future
1995
Hornerable Prize in Living Design Competition, House for Important Person
1995
Tominaga Prize in SxL Design Competition, House for Kandinsky