Kenichi Teramoto joined ibda design as a principal architect and partner in 2012, and became a founding partner in waiwai following its 2019 rebranding. In 2020, Teramoto relocated to Chiba, Japan and founded his own practice, Office of Teramoto.
Previously, Teramoto worked with renowned architects in Tokyo and Rotterdam, on local and international projects, building an extensive design experience in both Asia and Europe. His architectural design proficiency includes a diverse range of projects including art centers and parks, school and university campuses, mixed-use developments, private villas and mosques.
Teramoto’s working experiences have trained him to develop an understanding of culture, geography and materiality. His approach to design is multi-disciplinary, and he has a deep interest in natural phenomena and structure. He is always re-questioning the design approach with the aim of delivering a distinctive design.