Founded by master builder and designer Taka Nakagawa in 1996, the Sakura Collective is one of the most respected     design build firms in the world.


Studio is a design/build collaborative dedicated to bridging the gap between design and construction. Led by a diverse team of architects, builders, artists, and craftsmen, the studio focuses on creating an experience for its clients that smoothly transitions from the initial design through to the construction and realization of a project. We believe that by maintaining this level of consistency and continuity within a design/build system, the services we provide our clients save them both time and money.



Portraits by Sakura group

Taka Nakagawa "Shaka"

Founder, Lead Designer, Project manager

Naoko “Angie” Angelicus

Customer relation manager

Micheal Jeresek and Ken Dyreson

Architectural design team by IVON STREET STUDIO 


David Laws

Japanese Master carpenter