Ōtsu is the capital city of Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Ōtsu is important for antiquated Ōmi Province and was settled in the Yayoi time frame. It was a significant focal point of inland water transportation on Lake Biwa and was alluded to in the Man’yōshū as Shiga no Ōwada and Shigatsu. Ōtsu is home to three sanctuaries with structures assigned as National Treasures. 

Re-thinking The Future is a global platform for architecture and design. RTF along with our authors has curated a list of top architecture firms in various cities across the globe. Please note that the names are arranged in alphabetical order and are not ranked in any manner.

Akihiro Kondo architecture

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial 
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Connection with nature and simplicity
Website: www.ak-archi.com

They are engaged in architecture with the concept of making everyday life more comfortable with the design. Imagine the relationship with “nature”, the relationship with “town”, and the connection with “people”, behave freely, have a long-term attachment, and enjoy everyday life. “Simple” and “Yutaka” . 

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Garage courthouse_©www.ak-archi.com


Geo-Design

Scope of services: Architecture, survey  and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: According to regulations
Website: www.geo-d.jp

They are a person who gets a house, such as design supervision specializing in visualizing the security of new homes, surveying the current state of existing homes to get existing homes with ultimate peace of mind, preparing documents to receive tax incentives, etc. It is the first “information architect office” in Japan that specializes in “building information”. 

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House _©www.geo-d.jp


Ideal Architects & Associates

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Uniqueness and individuality
Website: www.ideal-aa.com/

Architecture is not created by a handful of people but only exists and is maintained by the cooperation of many people with knowledge, skills, interests, respect, and affection. They strive to thoroughly analyze and understand the themes given to each building so that the final concept expresses its essence. Such a concept leads to various architectural solutions.

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Ideal Architects & Associates_©www.ideal-aa.com


Kitamura

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Changing the built environment
Website: www.ks-kk.jp

At Kitamura Sangyo, we are working to revitalize new regions by building houses and having many people live in them. They would like to continue to be a company that can be reassured and trusted to develop as many livable towns as possible and move to as many people as possible.

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Residential _©www.ks-kk.jp


Koo Co. Ltd.

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Functionality
Website: www.koo-design.jp

Creating a store is not just about pursuing design and functionality. They will create a space that matches the owner’s store services and products with the design and construction capabilities that we have cultivated.

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Commercial_©www.koo-design.jp


M House

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: According to client’s vision
Website: www.m-house-sekkei.com

To realize the only home that you and your family envision, they will propose a plan as your own home on your behalf. Of course, they will coordinate the building and the entire site. Both customers and designers aim to create a home where they can look forward to completion.

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Residential_©www.m-house-sekkei.com


Miwako Yoshida Architect Office

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Renovations and remodelling
Website: www.yoshida-miwako.com

They opened a first-class registered architect office in 2001 in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture. This is the Miwako Yoshida Architectural Design Office. Design of new housing, stores, offices and renovations. They accept interior proposals such as interiors. They are ready to respond to everything about architecture. Please feel free to contact us regarding architecture, such as new construction and remodeling.

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House interior_©www.yoshida-miwako.co


MN Architects & Associates

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Budget based
Website: www.kentiku-isyou.com

They calculate the design fee independently based on the Business Compensation Standard Notification No. 15 set by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. It depends on the content of the consultation, and they will make it after a meeting.

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Temple _©www.kentiku-isyou.com


MOA Co., Ltd.

Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: Earthquake resistant and barrier free
Website: www.moa-arc.com

Class architect office MOA Co., Ltd. is a woman. It is an architectural design office run by an architect. Reinforced concrete / wooden earthquake-resistant and barrier-free engineer registration office MOA ARCHITECT is based in the Japan region to work at home and abroad. They are focusing on architecture, graphics, interior, furniture, web, etc. They have designed beautiful and functional skills for all the forms.

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Office_©www.moa-arc.com


Nomura Planning Office

 Scope of services: Architecture and construction
Types of Built Projects: House, Office, Villa, cultural and commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Otsu
Style of work: According to client’s requirements
Website: www.biwaccy.com

They accept consultations on housing, stores, condominiums, welfare facilities, commercial facilities, remodelling, interiors, and general construction. The role of us architects is to listen to customers’ wishes and requests regarding construction, design and design to realize them, process orders for construction from construction companies, and even supervise construction.

Water Purification Plant_©www.biwaccy.com


 

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