Atelier Bow-Wow

Tokyo, Japan

Atelier Bow-Wow is a Tokyo-based firm founded by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima in 1992. The pair’s interest lies ranges from architectural design and urban research to the creation of public artworks, which are produced based on the concept of “behaviorology.” Atelier Bow-Wow has designed and built houses and public buildings mainly in Tokyo, but also in Europe and the US. Their urban research led to the experimental project Micro-Public-Space that has been exhibited across the world. Among their books are Graphic Anatomy (TOTO, 2007) and Behaviorology (Rizzoli, 2010).

Biennial Project: Atelier Bow-Wow. Piranesi Circus. Courtesy of Chicago Architecture Biennial / Steve Hall, 2015