Kengo Kuma Foundation

Office address
Tokyo Minato-ku Minami-Aoyama 2-24-8

Kengo Kuma

Founder’s contribution
¥5,000,000 in cash and deposits

Contribute to fostering individuals and the development of architectural skills by providing non-repayable scholarships to students majoring in architecture at graduate schools in Japan.

Business details

  1. Providing scholarships to architecture majors studying at graduate schools in Japan (including international students)
  2. Facilitating interaction between scholarship students
  3. Other projects as needed to promote the purpose of this foundation

February 1, 2021

Settlement date
June 30 annually

Terms of officers

  • Directors: 2 years
  • Auditors/Councilors: 4 years
  • Selectors: 2 years

Board meetings and council meetings, etc. are scheduled approximately twice a year.

List of directors
Kengo Kuma, University Professor, Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo
Hidetoshi Ohno, Principal, APL Design Workshop Inc.
Haruyo Takano, Professor Emeritus, Japan Women’s University

Nobuyuki Tanaka, Senior Partner, Shinjuku Audit Corporation

Hisao Taki, Chairman and Director, Gurunavi, Inc.
Norihiro Ejiri, President, Ejiri Structural Engineers
Taichi Kuma, Director, Kengo Kuma & Associates, Inc.

List of Selection Committee Members
Kengo Kuma, University Professor, Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo
Eisuke Tachikawa, Design Strategist / NOSIGNER CEO / Evolutional Creativity Inventor
Hiroshi Nakamura, Architect/Guest Professor at Faculty of Science and Technology, Meiji University
Masahiro Harada, Architect / Professor of Shibaura Institute of Technology
Toshiki Hirano, Project Assistant Professor of The University of Tokyo
Teppei Fujiwara, Architect/Associate Professor of Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture