atelier ikebuchi

biography

Koichiro Ikebuchi was born in Osaka in 1965. He moved to Singapore after obtaining a degree in architecture in Osaka. After years of extensive experience in architecture and interior design, Ikebuchi started his own independent practice in 1996 in Singapore and Osaka. In the same period, he also served as design consultant for a Japanese lighting company and spent years in furniture design, including exhibited his own furniture collection in Salone del Mobile, Milan.

In 2004, Koichiro Ikebuchi founded Atelier Ikebuchi Pte Ltd and led the company to complete numerous projects across countries in Asia, Middle East and Australia, ranging from resort hotels, luxury residences, penthouses, and offices.

Throughout his profession, Koichiro Ikebuchi participated in a number of high profile competitions for his design work and received international awards, such as Diamond International Award by De Beers, Design Award by Saporiti Italia, and Singapore President's Design Award among others.

award

1990
Design Saporiti Italia
First Prize
Italy
1992
Diamond International Award by De Beers
Grand Prize
England
2006
Urban Redevelopment Authority
Architectural Heritage Awards
Draycott 8 Clubhouse
2009
President's Design Award
Designer of The Year
Singapore
2010
Condé Nast Traveller - Readers' Spa Awards
Top3 Spa Retreats Global
COMO Shambhala Estate
2011
Condé Nast Traveller - Best Hotel for Ambience & Design
Gold List
COMO Shambhala Estate
Condé Nast Traveller - Best Hotel for Leisure Facilities
Gold List
COMO Shambhala Estate
Luxury Travel Magazine - Top5 Best Overseas Health & Wellness
Gold List
COMO Shambhala Estate
2015
The International Hotel and Property Awards
Winner for the Hotel Suites in Asia Pacific
Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon
Condé Nast Traveller - Readers' Travel Awards
Winner for the World Best Descination Spas
COMO Shambhala Estate

exhibition

2000
SALONE DEL MOBILE
Milano
ABITARE IL TEMPO
Verona
2001
SALONE DEL MOBILE
Milano
SOLO EXHIBITION@Four Seasons
Singapore