Naho Kubota (born in Iida Japan) is a photographer based in New York.
Architecture, interiors and prints
Editorial and advertising
Amie Norris - ACN
2X4, Abruzzo Bodziak, AIA New York Chapter, Ajay Manthripragada, Andrew Berman Architect, Balenciaga, Base Design, Bernheimer Architecture, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation, Cassina, Céline, Droog, First Office, Frédéric Malle, Frieze, Giancarlo Valle, GRT Architects, HWKN, Inaba Williams, Leong Leong, Levenbetts, Loewe, Manifold Architecture, Mathew Larsen, MNDPC, MP Creative, MTWTF, Max Worrell, New Museum, OMA, OPA, P!, Patricia Urquiola, Popular Architecture, Prada, Project Projects, Rhode Island School of Design, Rice+Lipka Architects, SO-IL, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Ultramoderne, Vitra
A+U (Japan), Abitare (Italy), Casa Brutus (Japan), Domus (Italy), Domus Mexico (Mexico), Frame (Netherlands), PIN - UP (US), Surface (US), TAR (US), Volume (US), Wall Street Journal (US)
2018 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (Istanbul) 2016 Storefront Art and Architecture (New York), 2013 5 Beekman St (New York), 2010 Art Ligue Gallery (Paris), 2008 The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo (Tokyo), 2008 Powerhouse Arena (New York)
Photo Urbanism Fellowship Finalist, New York Photo Festival Book Category Finalist, American photography Winner
Typological documentation of architecture schools in the United States and overseas. Ongoing project.
Work in Progress
Group exhibition at Storefront for Art and Architecture. A photographic survey of construction sites throughout four New York boroughs. Exhibition Link
Letters To The Developer
Extended photographic and data survey of construction sites in the city. Curated by Eva Franch and published by Storefront for Art and Architecture. Project Link
Photography for Abstract, an annual publication by Columbia University GSAPP. Book Link
Cuba National Art Schools
Founded by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, construction of the art schools started during the Cuban Revolution. The schools were never completed and are partially abandoned.
Larsen - Night
Nighttime still-life and interior photography.
The Art Library at Sitterwerk is one of the first libraries to adapt radio-frequency identification technology. The system can locate the exact current location of a book with a radio-frequency tag and archive the information into the digital library catalog.
Documentation of a historical park in Naples now going through a restoration process. Mostra D'Oltremare was built during Italy’s fascist period to showcase the power of Italian imperialism in Africa.
Photography for the exhibition catalog Solid Doubts, commissioned by the Noguchi Museum. Book design by Geoff Han.
Visual research of the TWA terminal at JFK Airport during its last week, before being closed down for hotel development.
Detail studies of architectural spaces.
Study of interiors and ambient lights.
Details. Preparation for a lecture. Documentation at Kunsthaus Bregenz.
Page House with Ajay Manthripragada.
Chicago Horizon with Ultramoderne for Chicago Architecture Biennial.
New Inc / SO-IL Office
SO-IL Office and New Inc with SO-IL
An Occupation of Loss
An Occupation of Loss with OMA
Venice Biennale US Pavilion
US Pavillion by Leong Leong for Storefront for Art and Architecture.
Interior view of a house in Riverdale at dusk, with Andrew Berman Architect.
Store interiors commissioned by Balenciaga.
Dis-Play / Re-Play
Detail images of the Austrian Cultural Forum by Raimund Abraham. Commissioned for the exhibition catalog Dis-Play / Re-Play by Project Projects.
Steinway / WSJ
Steinway showroom designed by Annabelle Selloff for Wall Street Jornal Magazine.
PDLEN / Pin-Up
PDLEN at Swiss Institute. Photography for PIN-UP magazine.
Leong Leong / Pin-Up
Leong Leong P! Gallery and Storefront for Art and Architecture on Pin Up
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