kawamura-ganjavian have been tutors of the workshop "Sensing Again" as part of the Boisbuchet Summer Workshops programme. The workshop took place in the Domaine de Boisbuchet in Lessac, France, between 27th June and 1st July 2011 and had participants from Mexico, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Czech Republic and Brazil.

The theme relates to an exploration of non-visual perception and how non-visual experiences may influence contemporary design. kawamura-ganjavian would like to thank Gala Fernández (educational programme director), all the staff and Alexander von Vegesack (founder) for their hospitality.


DUCTPAN is not a standard dustpan; it includes an ingenious funnel duct to simplify the process of emptying it out.

ph. Alfonso Herranz

Renens primary school

kawamura-ganjavian submitted their entry for a primary school extension, in Renens, Switzerland.

Vevey multifunctional building

kawamura-ganjavian submitted their entry for a multifunctional building consisting of kindergarten, commercial and office space, in Vevey, Switzerland.

Exhibition at IaaC

kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the Architecture exhibition "Humanizar la Ciudad" which it was exhibited in Madrid last fall. The studio is participating with an installation entitled "Intimate Atomospheres". The exhibition is curated by Juan Mera and will take place at the IaaC (Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña) in Barcelona. (Calle Pujades, 102). The opening ceremony will be on 9th June 2011 at 19:30. 

Gland swimming pool

kawamura-ganjavian submitted their entry for an indoor swimming pool in Gland, Switzerland.

Spanish design festival in Moscow

kawamura-ganjavian are participating in the Spanish Design Festival in Moscow which will take place between 26th May and 5th June 2011. We will be directing a workshop entitled "Симфония чувств / Sensorial symphony" at the Strelka Institute (31st May - 2nd June) and giving a lecture at Legenda Tsvetnogo (31st May 18:00).

Sensing Again, Workshop

kawamura-ganjavian will be tutors of a Boisbuchet Summer Workshop entitled "Sensing Again" between 26th June and 2nd July 2011. We will be fabricating ingenious tools, machines, devices, objects and spaces of various sizes and meanings in order to focus, enhance and value the invisible sensorial richness that one can find in the Domaine de Boisbuchet (France), a project in which the Vitra Design Museum and the Centre Georges Pompidou are cooperating. Registration for participants is now open.

New projects on our website

kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the publication of 5 new projects in their website:




Foyer Petitmâitre


New Extension for Morechon Primary School

kawamura-ganjavian, in collaboration with NOR architectes, submitted their entry for the extension of Morechon primary school  in Saviese, Switzerland.


Indoor plants often play a secondary role in our living environments, and their combination with light is often disregarded. CHLOROLIGHT is a lamp conceived to interact with plants at different scales.

ph. Alfonso Herranz

Milan Design Week


kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the launch of our products CATERPILLAR BENCH and CATERPILLAR TRESTLE at the 2011 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan (12th to 17th April 2011). Both pieces of furniture are produced by Covo, an established Italian furniture company. kawamura-ganjavian is also participating at the Design Junction show in Milan (11th to 17th April 2011, press preview 11th in the afternoon) by featuring the STICKINGSTICKS modular system, which will be produced by Modus, a renown British furniture maker.


kawamura-ganjavian presents TWIST & BRUSH, a convenient traveling tooth brush that allows the user to load in advance the exact number of toothpaste doses required for the duration of the trip, thus saving space and weight.

ph. Alfonso Herranz

New Foyer Petitmaître

kawamura-ganjavian, in collaboration with ARUP, submitted an entry for a house for children for the Fondation Petitmaître in Yverdon-les- Bain, Switzerland.

Aproz Nendaz school project awarded

The competition entry developed in autumm 2010 by kawamura-ganjavian, in collaboration with NOR architectes and ARUP, for a school in Aproz - Nendaz, Switzerland, was awarded the 2th prize. The project is notable for its harmonious dialogue with the surrounding building and its welcoming and warm atmosphere.