Atelier Bow-Wow was founded in 1992 by Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima.
Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (°Kanagawa, Japan, 1965) graduate in 1987 from Tokyo Institute of Technology, was a guest Student in 1988 in the L’ecole d’architecture, Paris, Bellville (U.P.8) He graduated in 1994 from Post-graduate school of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Dr.Eng.
Momoyo Kaijima (°Tokyo, 1969) graduated in 1994 from Japan Women’s University. In 1997 she was a guest student of E.T.H and graduate in 1999 from Post-graduate school of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
They study the complex, often ruthless logic of urban growth. They realize architectural designs and studies of urban public space and the place of artifice and coincidences therein. Their guiding principle is behaviorology, the study of the functional relationships between behavior and the variables that determine the environment. Atelier Bow-Wow positioning its projects within an ecosystem of interactions that contribute to the spatial whole. They take account of the users, the architecture and the natural elements which act on it. This creates architecture that is unique to a specific place.