Yuri Naruse

Architect, Founder of NARUSE・INOKUMA ARCHITECTS Co., Ltd.

Yuri Naruse co-founded NARUSE・INOKUMA ARCHITECTS Co., Ltd. First-Class Architect Office (”Narukuma”) in 2007 after studying Architecture at the University of Tokyo. Narukuma focuses on using architectural planning and design to create shared spaces. Some of Narukuma’s notable works include “LT Josai”, a share house for new lifestyle, and “Dance of light”, a renovated space in Seoul. Narukuma is the recipient of various notable awards such as the 2015 Japan Architectural Association Newcomer Award, Special Mention at the 15th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition, and the Prime Minister's Award at the South Korea Public Design Awards. They have also published several books, such as "Design Methods for Shared Spaces" and "Pursuing Architecture as a Career While Raising Children."

Judge’s selections

Saved by the Sea Prize

Sea vegetable Circulation


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Treasure Every Jar Prize

re:Mix, the circular kitchen mixer for your own glass jars

Open Funk

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Plastic-Free Prize

Guilty Flavours

Eleonora Ortolani

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Beautify the Town Prize

Tejiendo la calle

Tejiendo la calle

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Safe Water Prize



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