Tomotaka Utsumi, Founder, JIAC [Japan International Architectural design Center]
Light and shadow is where it all begins. Naturally, I meticulously calculate every aspect.
When you turn that corner, you will see this roof through the trees. Yes, it's perfect.
Wouldn't it be something to look at in 20 years?
I don't know how many houses he has around the world, but I'm sure he would want to come back to this house every season.
|Biography||Born in 1971 in Nagano, Japan, Hitoshi Saruta graduated from Yokohama National University (faculty of Business Administration) and started his career as a carpenter and construction manager. Later, he began working at a design company (home and shop design) in Kanagawa prefecture before founding CUBO design architect in 2004. Unable to give up on his dream of becoming an architect, Saruta continued to study on his own until his dream was finally realized in 2007. While he is now an established professional among the leading Japanese architects of his generation, Saruta spent his early years cultivating a passion for the violin and then working as a carpenter. His unique approach to each and every one of his architectural projects, regardless of scale, is appreciated by all of his clients. Saruta has received accolades domestically in Japan, and from Germany, China, Italy and the United States. In 2021, he launched the “Hitoshi Saruta project to design high-end architecture around the world.|
|Contact||Hitoshi Saruta does not accept direct design inquiries. Please make contact after being referred by a past client, or via the agent.|