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Constellation of Stargazing Tea Rooms by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Bisei – Japan

June 3rd, 2018

Painted with stellar colors, each volume presents polygonal openings from which can be taken in the beautiful offerings of nature such as light, rain and the starry night sky. Moreover, mirrors placed on the exterior walls reflect the ever-changing outdoor environment like the water surface of rice paddies scattered across Bisei, thus modifying the look and perception of the constructions throughout the day.

Crystalscape by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

February 15th, 2018

Metallic waves, representing the bright, aerial, gracious way in which hair flows, are intricately weaved into a white matrix of geometric patterns (a lattice structure featuring a signature color gradation of white and wooden tones) to produce a mystical luminous crystal from which a subdued light scatters as it bounces off the creases in the metal.

Forest of Business Cards exhibition by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

August 23rd, 2017

Visitors remove cards of interest, thus changing the exhibit density which in turn shifts their own focus. This results in a complex and beautiful facade that changes from one moment to the next as would the Japanese Sakura (cherry) tree.

Dream Dairy Farm by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Chiba – Japan

August 9th, 2017

The three-dimensional white lattice nesting above the beams of the existing wooden structure forms the canopy of a forest that brings together the old and the contemporary by suggesting the superimposition of time and space.

MOMOM Store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

November 10th, 2015



The following interior design was realized for a retail store of a company which runs its own dairy farm, featuring products, such as dairy products, sweets and bread, made using fresh milk as the main ingredient.

Light Cave Bar & Restaurant by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

June 28th, 2015



Light Cave Bar & Restaurant by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

Dream Dairy Farm Restaurant by MORIYUKI OCHIAI ARCHITECTS, Chiba – Japan

October 28th, 2014

The three-dimensional white lattice nesting above the beams of the existing wooden structure forms the canopy of a forest that brings together the old and the contemporary by suggesting the superimposition of time and space.

Light Cave bar by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

September 18th, 2014

Glimmering fragments of light adorn the area next to the entrance—like shards of ice or crystal—lending the space a serene atmosphere reminiscent of light on a cool winter day.

YUME MARCHE store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Chiba – Japan

June 4th, 2014

Clusters of four-sided fixtures sticking out from the upper part of the wall offer an enlarged representation of a tree trunk’s uneven surface, thus lending the space the energy of plain wood conferred by their wooden accents.

HANA restaurant / bar by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

September 24th, 2013

A sheet of aluminum, a recyclable material as thin and flexible as paper, spreads across the ceiling as it fills the space with its light and airy presence. The creases in the aluminum are as many glittering and fluttering petals covering the ceiling and enfolding visitors in a flowery embrace.

PIXY HALL kindergarten by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Kanagawa – Japan

September 23rd, 2013

The height difference between adults and children brings about different ways to perceive and enjoy this environment while promoting communication between them. A surface used as a counter by adults placed at child’s height appears as a consecutive arch over houses to children.

DREAM DAIRY FARM by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Chiba – Japan

August 8th, 2013

An ever-changing shower of light follows the viewer, enabling a pleasant stroll through the interior of the shop. Floating dynamic modeled aluminum light objects appear to intertwine with the luminous body as they reflect and amplify the milky light and colors from the walls, thereby further diversifying one’s experience of the space’s depth and expanse.