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Ben Ryuki Miyagi RA, NCARB    (ben is a nickname, because Ryuki can not be pronounced correctly)



Princeton University. (New Jersey, USA)

Master of Architecture, 2000.

3 year Master of Architecture degree. At Princeton taught by:

Peter Eisenman (Studio, Fall 99), Michael Graves(Studio, Fall 98), Nasrine Seraji(Studio, Spring 99), Ralph Lerner(Studio, Fall 97), Elizabeth Diller, Foreign Office Architects, UN studio, Mario Gandelsonas (Thesis advisor, Spring 00)


Parsons School of Design (New York City, USA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Environmental Design, 1995.

(While at Parsons taught by: Asymptote Architecture, Allan Wexler)



Licensed and registered architect in the state of New York, USA.(RA)

Certified by NCARB, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, USA.(NCARB)



Professional Practice:

Thomas Leeser Architecture, New York. 1995,1996
Picciotto Architecture, P.C, New York. 1996, 1997
Kiss + Cathcart Architecture, New York. Summer 1998
Hillier Architecture(RMJM), Princeton, NJ, 2000 to 2003

Independent design practice from 2003 to present. Japan/New York


Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, School of Architecture, 2000
Adjunct professor of architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2007
Adjunct professor of architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 2008


Curviture design competition winner. Furniture Society, USA. 2004

World Architecture Festival Award Shortlist, Barcelona, Spain. 2009

AR award for Emerging Architect "Commendation", Emap, London. 2009

Red Dot design award, Singapore. 2009. 

Best 5 house of 2010, Wallpaper magazine. January 2011


宮城竜紀 みやぎ りゅうき

(英語で ”りゅうき” の発音が困難なため海外ではベンというニックネームを追加している。)

昭和四十五年 十一月 生まれ



高校卒業後約3か月の平成元年6月に18歳で 建築を学ぶため単身で米国に移住。




プリンストン大学大学院建築学部修士課程卒業 (米国ニュージャージー州)     

Princeton University, Master of Architecture, 2000

パーソンズ スクール オブ デザイン 環境デザイン学部学士卒業  (米国ニューヨーク市マンハッタン5番街@13th street) 

Parsons School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Environmental Design, 1995







Photo of Mr. Ben Ryuki Miyagi, RA, NCARB      宮城竜紀の写真
























Mr. Ben Ryuki Miyagi divides his time between his corporate headquarter in New York and his home country of Japan, and the rest of the world.


The company is still relatively small, with only a few full time staff and a few part time staff based in New York, USA and Kyoto, Japan, but it has already managed to complete freestanding architecture projects in both the USA and Japan. The company also works with collaborative business to business partners located in Europe and India, via Skype, for tasks related to architectural drafting, 3D modeling, and photoshop. A lot of them are former students and interns who know Mr. Miyagi.


This very efficient office management and collaboration style produces less fees charged to clients compared to relatively larger firms who provide the same service.


Mr. Miyagi is fully prepared to take on commissions larger and more complex, by having following collaborators standing by ready to work with.





Collaborators in the USA:  




Mr. Marc van Schendel, RA.



Mr. Marc van Schendel serves as the treasurer at Ben Ryuki Miyagi Architect Corporation based in New York State. Mr. van Schendel has known Mr. Miyagi since college days in the early 1990’s. Mr. van Schendel is a licensed architect in New York and California.




We are also actively looking for additional collaborators in our New York office. He/she can be a creativbe, rational, analytical, poetic, diplomatic, resilient, global-minded optimist. We like to work on multiple global projects from multiple locations, connected by technology and knowledge. If interested, please contact us.






Collaborators in Japan 日本国内での業務連携会社:



Currently we are looking for collaborators in Japan. Feel free to contact us to start conversations. 



令和元年5月1日、米国企業である株式会社建築家宮城竜紀New Yorkの京都連絡先が本格的に活動を日本国内で開始いたしました。













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