1978, born in Fukuoka, Japan. 2003, graduated from the University of Tokyo. Diploma project was selected to exhibit at the Rotterdam Biennale in Netherlands. 2004, worked in SAKO Architects. 2007, a chief architect of SAKO Architects. 2009, established Tsutsumi & Associates in Beijing.
“ANZAS Dance Studio” which had been completed soon after the independence was brought into the limelight. After considering how they can concentrate to dance, the space was wrapped in the mist, then it honored to JCD Design Award Gold prize. In 2012, “DIGIT” won the first prize at the DIESEL Shibuya’s installation competition. Over the general way of display such as ‘put’, ‘hang’, ‘suspend’, the new way of display as ‘burry’ was realized. At the same year, the Apple Authorized Reseller Shop was completed in Beijing. Sustaining the Apple’s abstract philosophy, the various scenes ware created in spite of small one space.
2010 JCD Design Award Gold Prize
2010 JCD Design Award BEST100
2010 Contemporary Chinese Architecture at Vitra Design Museum Chinese
2012 Chinese Modern Architecture at Manheim in Germany