GOHTA SHIRAISHI | Senior Interior Designer
1. What is your nickname? I’m usually just called Gohta although if they do shorten it, it’s often “G”.
2. What is your favourite food? I can appreciate almost all foods, so Melbourne is the perfect place to live! But if I had to choose I do enjoy a hearty burger.
3. Who is your favourite Architect / Designer? Hmm, I am quite partial to the sheer audacity of Thomas Heatherwick and Santiago Calatrava. If I could pick a whole practice then Snøhetta would be my fave.
4. What do you love most about the design profession? Solving problems with creative solutions.
5. What professional skill do you most admire in someone? Integrity.
6. What are you most afraid of? Spiders….. HUGE ones!
7. What’s your favourite building and/or landscape design? Milwaukee Art Museum with its kinetic “Wings”.... see earlier answer re: “audacity”
8. If you were a super hero, who would you be? *clears throat*....I’M BATMAN
9. What super power do you wish you had? Time Travel….especially slowing it down when a deadline is looming!
10. If you weren’t an Architect / L. Architect or Interior designer, what would you be? Mechatronics engineer….. didn’t realise robotics would be so huge so soon.
11. What is your hobby? Mmmm...sleep
12. What’s your favourite T.V show? What is this… “T.V” you speak of?
13. What is your ‘spirit animal’? A Panda bear
14. What is your most valuable professional quality? Adaptability