Photo:Yoshikazu Nishijima

Hiroshi Sambuichi

Japan

As an architect born and based in the Setouchi region, Sambuichi strives to create architecture that becomes part of the earth. He was awarded both the Japan Institute of Architects Grand Prix and the Architectural Institute of Japan Design Prize for the Inujima Seirensho Art Museum at Benesse Art Site Naoshima. He is currently working on the Orizuru Tower being built next to the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.