The World Monument Fund recently honored Tomas Maier, creative director of Bottega Veneta, with its Watch Award for his ongoing efforts to save Japan's Modernist landmarks. Toshiko Mori, a close friend of Maier and ally in trying to save the now-demolished Hotel Okura, participated in a video for the gala about the impact of Maier's work and the importance of preserving Japan's Modernist architecture. See her interview with Architectural Digest on the topic and the gala video here.
Toshiko Mori Architect was recently selected to design a new building for Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Read about it here.
TMA's new theater for the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (ART/NY) will be having a soft opening in November and was featured in the Wall Street Journal. Find the full article here.
Toshiko Mori's Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) building was described as staking "Rockland’s claim to a rich artistic legacy." Check out the article here.
Toshiko Mori Architect won The Plan's 2016 award in the category of Culture for its project Thread: Artists' Residence & Cultural Center. Check out the complete list of winners and finalists here.
An interview with Toshiko Mori is featured on the Architizer studio visit blog. Click here, to read the interview, where she discusses her work and ongoing research.
Toshiko Mori Architect's pro-bono project, Thread: Artists' Residency + Cultural Center, is a finalist for the 2014-2016 Aga Khan Award cycle. Learn more about the project and it's candidacy here. The winner will be announced in the fall of 2016.
Toshiko Mori Architect's residential project in Ghent, NY is featured in the June issue of Architectural Digest. Click here to read the article, written by Fred Bernstein.
Read Toshiko Mori's latest intereview with Vladimir Belogolovsky, for Arch Daily, HERE.
Toshiko Mori is one of 213 scholars and accomplished leaders to be elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, for the year of 2016. See the complete list here.
Toshiko Mori Architect's Thread: Artists' Residence & Cultural Center won two jury-selected categories within the 2016 Architizer A+ Awards: Architecture + Community and Architecture + Humanitarianism. Check out the complete list of winners and finalists here.
Toshiko Mori Architect's project, Thread: Artists' Residency + Cultural Center, is one of the finalists for the 2016 A+ Architizer Awards. See the project's profile here and vote for it as one of the top pavilion designs of the year here. It's also nominated for three "Plus" awards, see the list for those categories here.
Toshiko Mori Architect's project, Peter Freeman Gallery, is one of the finalists for the 2016 A+ Architizer Awards. See the project's profile here and vote for it as one of the top gallery designs of the year here.
Included amongst the 19 projects featured in Wired Magazine's "The Amazing Architecture that Captivated Us in 2015," is Thread: Artists' Residency & Cultural Center. The building was noted for its elegant form and ability to fall seemlesy into the landscape. Read more about it here.
Architectural Record listed Thread: Artists' Residency + Cultrual Center as one of the "Best Projects of 2015." It was listed as the top project that was "most likeley to save the world," siting that the building encourages international dialouge wilst serving the community. See the complete list here.
Toshiko Mori Architect was awarded by the Design-Build Institute, New England Region, with a Buildings Gold Award, for its project with Brown University’s Hunter Lab and Renovation. The project transformed an existing historic four-story, 42,000 gsf facility at the heart of the campus into state-of-the-art 21st century laboratories, classrooms and faculty offices.
Toshiko Mori Architect's building, Thread: Artists' Residency & Cultural Center, was listed as one of The Top 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2015, as according to Azure Magazine. See the complete list and read more about it here.
Toshiko Mori was listed as one of Architectural Digest's AD100 2016. Read more about it and see the complete list here.
Toshiko Mori is the recipient of the 2016 Tau Sigma Delta National Honor Society Gold Medal, to be presented at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) annual conference in March 2016. The award recognizes professionals of high distinction in design in the field of architecture, landscape architecture, or the allied arts. Read more about the award and the ACSA conference here.
The first phase of Toshiko Mori Architect's ongoing project with New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority was completed this month. The project involved the design of two subway canopies for the extension of the Number 7 subway line. Read more about it HERE.
Toshiko Mori will be kicking off the University of Texas, San Antonio lecture series on September 9. Entitled, "Language of Architecture," her talk will discuss her perspective on how architecture is a reflection of the given context. Click here for more information.
Japan based magazine, Nikkei BP, published two interviews with Toshiko Mori, wherein she discussed the Hotel Okura campaign and Tokyo's urban development. You can find both articles HERE and HERE
Toshiko Mori will moderate a lecture given by Pritzker Prize winning architect, Fumihiko Maki, at the Japan Society on June 10, at 6:30pm. CLICK HERE
On April 23, Toshiko Mori will deliver a lecture entitled "Inspired by Ed and Mary," at the Katonah Museum of Art. She will discuss how designer/architect Mary and Edward Larrabee Barnes influenced her work. Her talk kicks off KMA's Design Specific lecture series. CLICK HERE
Toshiko Mori and Bottega Veneta creative director Thomas Maier's campaign to save the historic modernist building, Hotel Okura Tokyo, from demolition picks up momentum with its feature in Architectural Digest AD. CLICK HERE
Toshiko Mori Architect's project, Thread, has been featured in The Guardian. The article highlights the upcoming residency program, housed within the building, that will begin in March. CLICK HERE
Toshiko Mori Architect's project, Thread, built pro bono for the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in Senegal has been completed. The community center will host visiting artists and performances, as well as collect rainwater for the village. Read more about it in the WSJ: CLICK HERE
Toshiko Mori and her firm's new project with the Center for Maine Contemporary Art is featured in the December issue of Maine Home+Design Magazine.
Toshiko Mori, along with Fumihiko Maki and Matsuguma Hiroshi, will be speaking at a symposium in Kanazawa, on November 2, 2014. She will be discussing the "extinction" of modernist architecture at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.
TMA's House in Ghent and Sinthian Cultural Center and Artists' Residence won Merit Awards in the Architecture and Projects categories respectively at the 2014 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards.
Toshiko Mori's book review of "Integrated Station City Development," a special issue published in October, appeared in the December 2013 issue of Shinkenchiku.
Toshiko Mori has been named to Architectural Digest's 2014 AD100 list, which honors the world's top talents in architecture and design. “Since 1990 Architectural Digest has been naming the world’s preeminent architects and designers to a select group known as the AD100. An arbiter of excellence, this exclusive list recognizes establishment icons and enterprising trailblazers whose work is as inspiring as it is influential. These are the men and women who are shaping the way we live—one building, one house, one room at a time.”
TMA has been selected to design the new Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, Maine. An interview with Toshiko Mori was published online in Architectural Record.
TMA’s Sean Kelly Gallery will be featured in AIA New York’s ‘Building of the Day Program,’ on October 31, 2013. This program is part of ‘Archtober,’ Architecture and Design Month in New York City.
Organized by Toshiko Mori, the conference on Innovation of Cities; designs for cities and lifestyle, on behalf of the Global Agenda Council on Design & Innovation will take place on October 17th in Tokyo.
Toshiko Mori was interviewed by Kasper Worm-Petersen about her upcoming conference on Innovation of Cities in Tokyo.
Toshiko Mori’s article, “Constellation of Architecture Practice” was featured in the October issue of The PLAN.
An interview with Toshiko Mori and Tomas Maier of Bottega Veneta was featured in the Style section of Financial Times.
Professor Toshiko Mori was honored with the Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award at the A.R.T./New York Spring Benefit in New York City. A.R.T./New York is a service and advocacy organization for over 350 not-for-profit theaters throughout New York City, providing the Off Broadway community with support through grants, loans, and affordable office, meeting and rehearsal rental spaces. The Kathy and Howard J. Aibel Award is presented to an individual in the community that has made the New York City environment a better place for the arts and for artists. Professor Mori is the architect of A.R.T./New York's new theatre development on 53rd Street and 10th Avenue, which will provide affordable and flexible rehearsal space to the Off Broadway community for the next century.
Toshiko Mori’s conversation with Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu is featured online by the Architectural League of New York
TMA’s Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion is lauded by architectural critic Paul Goldberger in The Buffalo News and Architectural Record.
TMA's Sean Kelly Gallery wins the Interior's category Honor Award at the 2013 AIA NY Design Awards
TMA’s Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons opens to the public at the Brooklyn Public Library – Central Library on January 15th
Sean Kelly Gallery is featured in Architectural Record’s January print issue
Sean Kelly Gallery, designed by TMA, is profiled online in Architectural Digest and in the December 19th issue of Architect’s Newspaper
Toshiko Mori will join the Master Jury for the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Sean Kelly Gallery, designed by TMA, to open to the public at its new location on October 26th with Antony Gormley’s exhibition, Bodyspace
TMA’s exhibition ‘Dialogue in Details’ is featured in ArchDaily and Europaconcorsi’s coverage of the Venice Biennale