Doctor of Engineering(Architecture)
Born in Gifu,Japan,1949
Department of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,
University of Tokyo.
1972 University of Tokyo,Bachelor of Architecture.
1975 Master of Architecture,
Graduate School of Engineering,University of Tokyo,
1976-1983 Designer, Maki and Associates,Tokyo.
1983-1988 Assistant to Professor Maki, Department of Architecture,University of Tokyo
1988-1999 Associate Professor(Architectural Design and Urban design), University of Tokyo.
1979 "Miegakure Suru Toshi(The City hidden and seen)", Kajima Institute Publishing,Tokyo (Japanese)
1992 "Kentiku Soryushi(The Particle of Architecture)" INAX,Tokyo(Japanese)
1992 "Hong Kong:Alternative Metropolis(Special Issue of SD,March,1992", Kajima Institute Publishing,Tokyo(Japanese, English)
2000 "How to develop your idea of architecture",Showkokushya,Tokyo(Japanese)
Principal Awards and Prizes:
1972 Professor K.Tatsuno Memorial Prize(Grand Prix for Diplomat Design Design), University of Tokyo.
1947 Honorable Mention,5th MISAWA HOME Prefabrication House International Competition.
1948 Third Prize,1st Nisshin Kogyo International Competition,
1950 Honorable Mention,12th CENTRAL GLAS InternationalCompetition
1984 Finalist, National Competition (Japan) for KOMAGANE Cultural Complex
1986 Awards of Excellence 1985, from International Lighting Designers Association for the lighting system of the congress hall of YKK headwater building.
1991 First prize, An International Architectural Competition on Ideas for the Ulugh Beg Cultural Center
1993 JIA (Japan Institute of Architects) Prize for the Young Architect of the Year (NBK Headquarters office and Auditorium)
1995 Annual Architectural Design Commendation of the Architectural Institute of Japan (Matusiro Apartment)
1996 Annual Architectural Design Commendation of the Architectural Institute of Japan (YKK Namerikawa Dormitory)
1998 BELCA prize for the restoration of the year(Restoration of ex-custom house in Moji)
1999 First Prize, Architectural Competition for theShanghai Municipal l Museum
Principal Architectural Works: