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Yurika Takadachi

Project Designer

Yurika joined The Brooklyn Studio in the summer of 2023. Prior to joining the Brooklyn Studio, she worked as a designer in a small residential firm in Downtown Brooklyn and has had experience working on high-end residential projects in NYC. She has also interned at a Japanese architectural firm, Environment Design Institute in Tokyo. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the New York Institute of Technology in 2021 with a Gold Certificate for Achievement in Architectural Design Award.

Originally from Japan, her inspiration to work in the architectural field was from the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and his various humanitarian environmental works.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling and visiting various museums/exhibits.

The Proust Questionnaire

Taking inspiration from a popular nineteenth-century parlor game, we sat down with each member of our team and asked them a few questions about their inspirations and aspirations.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

A stress-free life.

What is your greatest fear?

My loved ones passing away.

What is your greatest extravagance?


What talent would you most like to have?

Ability to be good at everything.

What is your favorite color?


What is your favorite virtue?

Being open minded.

Which living architect or designer do you most admire?

Kengo Kuma

Which dead architect or designer do you most admire?

Alvar Aalto

What is the trait that you most appreciate in a building?

Natural light.

What is your favorite type of project to work on?

Anything unique, colorful, and that’s out there.

What is your most treasured possession?

My cats.

Where would you like to live?

NYC for now but somewhere quiet & peaceful in nature in the future.

What quality do you most admire in others?

Being selfless.