Next year, our Mars Ice House model will be on view in the ‘Futures in Space’ exhibition
at the newly renovated Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC.
23 August 2023:
Fukuoka city selects Clouds AO design proposal for Seriyu Park
in Hakata neighborhood. The project is expected to start construction in 2024.
5 May 2023:
010 Building published in Architect’s Newspaper.
1 May 2023:
Clouds AO firm profile piece ‘Boundaries and Limits of Architecture Expanded’
published in this months AXIS Magazine available only in print.
5 March 2023:
010 Building published in latest issue of GA Japan
and also on Dezeen and DesignBoom.
1 December 2022:
Clouds AO designed 010 Building is now open in Fukuoka, Japan.
25 May 2022:
Analemma Tower published on Architectural Digest
‘See How the World’s First Floating Skyscraper Would Be Built’
and Elle Decor Italia.
1 May 2022:
Online lecture at Tokyo University
‘3D Printed House - from Mars to Nagoya and beyond’
28 April 2022:
CRS Studio published in INTERIOR Korea issue No 428.
6 March 2022:
Serendix Sphere first assembly of 3d-printed house in Japan completed.
25 September 2021:
Interview article published in Goethe Magazine (Japan).
17 February 2021:
Analemma Tower images published in PIN-UP online.
28 December 2020:
Yunosato Aquaphotomics Lab completed in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
22 December 2020:
Spherical Next House 3d-printed housing system patent pending in Japan.
15 June 2020:
Mars Ice House added to permanent collection of SFMOMA.
26 July 2020:
Double Ring House featured on Business Insider.
20 May 2020:
Clouds AO designs space avatar robot for avatarin, part of a platform which allows
ground based users to view the earth from aboard the ISS in real time. The intentions
of the operator are transmitted to the remote avatar and resulting sensations such as
sight, sound, and touch detected by the system are fed back to the user.
21 December 2019:
AVATAR X LAB will be exhibited at 2019 Shenzhen Biennale
of Urbanism / Architecture opening on 21 December 2019.
20 June 2019:
Mars Ice House will be exhibited at SF MoMA as part of their upcoming show
titled Far Out, on view 20 July 2019 through 20 January 2020.
6 September 2018:
Clouds AO has completed concept design for the AVATAR X LAB
research park in OITA prefecture. The press event was held at the
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Sagamihara campus,
where various AVATAR robots were demonstrated.
22 June 2018:
Science Gallery Dublin opens Life at the Edges
exhibition featuring Analemma Tower.
30 May 2018:
Very nice interview of Clouds AO by
BYRON magazine (in Japanese).
8 January 2018:
The New York City Department of Transportation notified
Clouds AO that they have been selected as a finalist for the
Gateways to Chinatown design competition.
21 December 2017:
We will be presenting our work at the City of Tomorrow Architecture
and Design Summit on January 27th at the 92nd Street Y.
23 August 2017:
Mars Ice Home selected for NASA's upcoming MISSE-11 mission
launching in Spring 2019. Materials specified for the habitat structure
will be flight tested for one year aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Swatches will be mounted externally on the ISS, to investigate the
effects of long-term exposure to the harsh space environment.
9 June 2017:
We will be presenting at Border Sessions
on June 28th and 29th at The Hague.
18 May 2017:
Partners from Clouds AO will be speaking at Design Terminal Budapest
on May 23rd and TEDxCibeles in Madrid on May 27th.
4 April 2017:
The Finch gets a great review in the
upcoming issue of The New Yorker.
29 March 2017:
Partners from Clouds AO will be speaking at
Space Forum 2017 in Luxembourg on May 10th.
10 February 2017:
Vitra Design Museum opens Hello, Robot exhibition
featuring our Mars Ice House project.
30 December 2016:
NASA announces design concept for a new space habitat called Mars Ice Home
developed in collaboration with Clouds AO during a design session at
NASA's Langley Research Center earlier this year.
1 November 2016:
New headquarters for Times Bridge Management (TBM)
are completed in the Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan.
TBM is committed to sustainable products made from limestone,
such as their new paper called LIMEX.
19 October 2016:
Mars Ice House presented at the Innovative City Forum
hosted by the Institute for Urban Strategies and the Mori Memorial Foundation
at the Toranomon Hills in Tokyo Japan. You can read a related
interview with Masayuki Sono here.
19 October 2016:
Aerostead: Inhabiting the Third Sphere presented at Aerial Futures
symposium hosted by the European Cultural Centre at the Palazzo Michiel
as part of the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy.
You can watch the presentation here.
30 July 2016:
Mars Ice House exhibited in The Universe and Art
show at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan.
Our model will be on view until 9th January 2017.
1 July 2016:
Our work is included in two new books:
Planet B: Ideas for a New World
Memories of the Moon Age
24 June 2016:
Clouds AO designed a set for Ten Thousand Leaves
a musical performance by Becca Stevens and Aya Nishina
with live video projections by Shimpei Takeda.
It will premiere at Jazz Gallery on 24th June 2016.
26 May 2016:
Clouds AO interviewed by The Guardian for a piece about the future of mega cities:
Story of cities #future: what will our growing megacities really look like?
24 May 2016:
Clouds AO participated in the conceptual design of an exo-planetary habitat
made of ice to house a crew of four at NASA's Langley Research Center.
A subscale test article is proposed for demonstration in Langley's thermal vacuum chamber.
21 May 2016:
We collaborated with Terence Koh to design a hexagonal fiber optic light collector
for his latest exhibition. It will be on view at Andrew Edlin Gallery until July 1st.
1 March 2016:
The New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
selected the CRS Studio project designed by Clouds AO
for it's Honor Award in the Interiors category. Winning projects
will be on view at the Center for Architecture in the
2016 Design Awards exhibition opening on 15th April 2015.
7 December 2015:
Presentation of the Mars Ice House project at Genspace.
Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/44ciTnkBlfE
30 September 2015:
The Finch wins a Michelin Star!
27 September 2015:
Clouds AO is awarded First Prize in
NASA's 3d Printed Mars Habitat Competition.
26 May 2015:
CRS expands its facilities with a newly designed studio
by Clouds AO, now open at 123 Fourth Avenue.
9 March 2015:
The New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
selected the St. Mark's Bookshop project designed by Clouds AO
for it's Honor Award in the Interiors category.
Winning projects will be on view at the Center for Architecture
in the 2015 Design Awards exhibition. The exhibition will open
on April 23rd and be on view through June 17, 2015.
25 February 2015:
Clouds AO has been nominated for the 2014 Iakov Chernikhov Prize.
Considered by Abitare as the most prestigious prize for young architects,
the bi-annual award recognizes the vision of an architectural office
that responds to the challenges of our time
5 February 2015:
Clouds AO talks about its Tsunami Evacuation Shelter
project as part of The Invisible Season: A Presentation
during Filmgate in Miami
3 December 2014:
The Finch restaurant opens tonight
in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn!
7 November 2014:
Commissioned by American Standard, the
Unseen Expression window installation opens
at DXV showroom in the Flatiron district
27 September 2014:
Artifacts of Fukushima: Selections from Unknown Spring
projection installation opens for The New York
Film Festival at Lincoln Center
11 September 2014:
The Staten Island September 11 First Responders Memorial
was dedicated on September 11, 2014
19 July 2014:
Freshly designed St. Mark's Bookshop
opens in new location at 136 E 3rd Street
24 May 2014:
Aqualta and Double Moon exhibited in
'COMING SOON: Real Imaginary Futures'
On view at Bureau Europa, Maastricht NL
from 24 May through 2 August 2014.
14 February 2014:
Fish & The Knife restaurant opens in Houston.
14 January 2013:
Expanding Liminality, an article about harnessing
climatic fronts to be published in the premier issue
of the International Journal of Interior Architecture +
08 October 2012:
Five Twenty Minus Five awarded Honorable Mention in
Transforming Seattle's 520 Floating Bridge Competition.
12 August 2012:
Third Sphere: A Collapse of Boundaries and the Birth of
a New Domain, an article about architecture in the
atmosphere is published in the journal KERB.
04 June 2012:
Clouds Architecture Office selected as finalist in
Pruitt Igoe Now Competition for two entries titled
Forest of Floating Minds and Double Moon.
10 September 2010:
Issey Miyake Pleats Please Soho designed by
Clouds Architecture Office opens on the evening
of Fashions Night Out.