Shuko Koike

Shuko Koike

New York, NY, US



Shuko Koike is trained as an Architectural Designer, Interior Designer, Product Designer and Architectural/Design Event Organizer with extensive experience in Japan and United States.
Her practical design skill was developed at Taro Ashihara Architects which is well known for its simple and quality lifestyle designs. My responsibility as a project manager was to manage multiple tasks for the company, including scheduling, budget control, attending client meetings, schematic design, design development, material selection, interior design, product design, public relations and event planning.

She has 6 years of professional working experience in Japan, after that she moved to New York with O1-visa, and has developed her qualification as architectural designer step by step.


International Design Network Foundation, New York, NY, US, Project Manager, Design Saves Lives

Apr 2011 - current

Nobutaka Ashihara Architect, New York, NY, US, Intern

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013

TARO ASHIHARA ARCHITECTS, Tokyo, JP, Intermediate Architect

Drawing Schematic Design, Design Development, Coordination with Consultants, Design Consulting, Interior Design, Product Design and Development, Presentation Managing and Event Coordination.

Apr 2005 - Jan 2011


Tokyo University of Science, Chiba, JP, Masters, Engineering in Architecture

Apr 2003 - Mar 2005

Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, JP, Bachelors, Design

Jan 1999 - Mar 2003



“The Landmark Opened Exhibition of UIA2011TOKYO” -Publication, Other


Yamagata University 100th memorial hall, 3rd Place

Design proposal was chosen as a finalist for the Yamagata University 100th memorial hall design from 76 professional architectural/interior designers.


International Design Proposal Annaka Environmental Art Forum, Other

This design proposal was the purpose to build a new public facility included hall, workshop room, conference space, Café and Multi-purpose open space in Annaka City, Japan. Shuko Koike’s design was selected as a finalist for the award among 395 professional architects and architectural designers.


Zokei-Award, 2nd Place

All graduation students’ works were judged from professors. Shuko Koike’s project study of Genji Monogatari House was chosen as a finalist for the “ZOKEI-Award”. This project was introduced in Tokyo Zokei University’s guidebook of 2004.


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