The Architectural Review's prestigious AR+D award: once for a building in Japan and the other for an installation in Germany. Kori's work focuses on individual spatial experience and sophisticated use of light in her installations. Rather than employing light to illuminate objects, she uses it to focus and contain the viewer's visual field.
Yumi Kori is a practicing architect and is the principal of Studio Myu, a Tokyo-based architecture firm. She is also adjunct professor of architecture at Barnard College and Columbia University. She has twice won honorable mention from