Florian Idenburg “In Real Life”

Florian Idenburg “In Real Life”

Date and Time : October 13th, 2023. 18:00~19:30 JST (door opens at 17:30)

Place : HASEKO – KUMA HALL (Engineering Building no.11, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, TOKYO)

Language : English

No registration required. Please directly come to the venue. No online broadcast planned.


Florian Idenburg is a cofounding partner of New York-based architecture firm SO – IL with Jing Liu. His practice spans architecture, installation, exhibition, and furniture design. In addition to being an expert on structural and spatial form, he is an accomplished writer and educator.

Idenburg was educated in the Netherlands and trained as a practitioner in Japan. His aesthetic sensibility and approach to architecture is a synthesis of Dutch and Japanese traditions. From 2000 to 2007, he worked at Tokyo-based SANAA, the firm of Pritzker Prize-winning architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa.

Founded in 2008 by Idenburg and Liu, SO – IL has grown into a world-renowned architecture firm with public and private clients spread around the globe, from France and South Korea to the United States and Mexico. Their work is celebrated for its sensitivity, intellectual rigor, and imaginative approach to solving challenges of the built environment. Idenburg brings playful intuition and unbounded energy to the professional practice of architecture. Idenburg earned a Master of Science in Architectural Engineering from the Delft University of Technology.