Jan Y. Tanaka graduated as an architect from Aarhus School of Architecture, Institute for City and Landscape, in 2008. He founded JAJA Architects that same year. He has been behind several award-winning projects – in Denmark and abroad. He works extensively with all the studio’s projects, ranging from masterplans, landscapes and urban spaces to building projects and details. He is responsible for concept development and ensures the project’s qualities throughout the development process.
Jan’s professional focus lies in creating cohesion between architecture, urban spaces, landscape, and masterplans – across scale, programs and disciplines – creating integrated solutions and experiences.
Among his awards: Project grant, Danish Arts Foundation, Hjørring Municipality Architecture Prize Exhibited at Venice Architecture Biennale, Exhibited at 10 emerging architects, Nykredit Motivational Prize, Work scholarship, Danish Arts Foundation, Project grant, Dreyer Foundation, Project grant, Danish Arts Foundation, etc.