Jun Murata | JAM

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Architecture Firm Name: JAM

Website: https://www.junmurata.com/

Firm Location: Osaka, Japan

Founding Year: 2013

Born in 1976 in Osaka, Japan. He studied in design at Kindai University, under Shinichi Ogawa in Hiroshima, Japan. After graduated in 1999, he worked the architectural design firm of Takashi Yamaguchi in Osaka, Japan.

Their minimal and sophisticated design policy had a profound influence on him.

He was in charge in some He has practiced in several architectural works in Japan, design competitions and projects abroad, and has also focused on architectural education at universities until 2011 when he established his own office JAM.

Since 2012, at the beginning of his career, the rehabilitation of several multi-tenant buildings and old apartments was no big project. A year later, his range of design activity was extended to Shanghai, where he also participated in giant projects and competitions in China.

The beginning of his career was the resuscitation of several multi-tenant buildings and old apartments and stores. Despite some small projects, the act of completely renovating the old ones was very interesting because it gave rich changes to deserted environments and cities. A year later, his reach was extended to Shanghai, where he also participated in giant projects and competitions in China.

Also, worked on a vast variety of projects ranging from various scale sizes, budget and typologies including interior of residence, café, restaurant, Japanese dining, office, apartment, accommodations, bus exterior, accessories and meditation space.

Awards

  • MUSE Creative Awards – Platinum Prize
  • Architects of the Year “MINIMAL is MAXIMAL” – Winner
  • SPARK Awards – Gold Prize
  • Architecture MasterPrize – Winner
  • A’ Design Award – Silver Prize
  • SARA Design Awards – Silver Prize
  • American Architecture Prize – Bronze Prize
  • ICONIC Awards – Winner
  • German Design Award – Special Mention
  • International Design Excellence Awards – Finalist
  • DNA Paris Design Award – Honorble Mention

 

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