Akira Yamanaka Architects

Akira Yamanaka


85 Courthill Road, London SE13 6DW
London SE13 6DW

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Property type:

Single-Family Homes Townhouse Passive House / Eco-friendly Farmhouse Multi-unit Residential Buildings Retail Hotels / Restaurants Historical / Listed Buildings Mixed-Use Healthcare Exterior Commercial Buildings Flats / Lofts

Type of Work

New Build Extension Roof Extension Renovation Conversion Interior Architecture & Design Disability Adaptations Roof Extension

Types of styles

Traditional Modern Futuristic Contemporary


Akira Yamanaka Architects (AYA) is a London-based architectural design studio founded by Akira Yamanaka, a RIBA chartered architect and a Certified Passive House Designer. Akira has extensive experience, especially in the fields of sustainable residential, educational, performing arts and community buildings.

The Tokyo-born architect graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London in 1997, and honed his expertise working with leading architectural practices in the UK for 17 years before establishing his eponymous practice.

AYA offers their design expertise with a design process incorporating the most advanced digital design technologies, hand sketching and skilful craftsmanship, to achieve functional, sustainable, aesthetic and economically viable design solutions. 

Adopting a holistic approach and drawing inspiration from multicultural influences, from traditional British architecture to Japanese spatial concepts, Akira Yamanaka Architects sees architecture as a means to improve communities and create a better way of life. Sustainable architectural design is central to the practice’s philosophy, as well as their long-held interest in the integration of the emergent digital technologies into both the design process and the urban design itself to create a human environment for a better future. 

Contact Akira Yamanaka today to make an appointment and bring your vision to life.


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