Mega is a Kyoto-based architecture firm, led by Dai Nagasaka. Founded in Kyoto in 1990, Mega is a modern and innovative practice, which has already completed a wide range of architectural and renovation projects of both homes and businesses. Mega adopts an inclusive and holistic approach to the process of design and development by working closely with clients. A rigorous design process tailored to individual requirements guarantees that each Mega project is a successful and fruitful collaboration between architect and client.
Dai Nagasaka is also a professor of the Graduate School of Science and Technology at Kyoto Institute of Technology.
Member of Japan Association of Architectural Firms
Member of Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)
JIA Kansai Architect Grand Prize 2015
Working through his firm Mega, Nagasaka specializes in the design of private homes, aiming to “adopt an inclusive and holistic approach to the process of design and development.” “Cozy” may not necessarily be a frequently used term in the lexicon of architecture, but it probably should be, particularly if used to refer to someone’s personal residence. It is certainly in the vocabulary of Dai Nagasaka, having appeared as the name of a number of his works.Read More
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