His primary interest lies in the design of public space, and apart from the creation of plaza for Hibiya Chanter in Yurakucho, one of the most popular spots in Tokyo, he has undertaken a wide variety of public projects both for municipal governments, as well as for public corporations. In particular, he has been responsible for the formulation of design guidelines for the regional development of Tokyo, Yokohama and Chiba.
He has pioneered the use of interactive computer graphics in the planning process, not only as a design aid but also as a tool to assist in the building of a consensus among the various groups from all sectors involved in, or affected by, proposed developments.
|Tokyo National University of Fine Arts||B.Arch||1978|
|University of Tokyo|
Yoshinobu Ashihara Laboratory
|M.Eng||1980||Yale School of Architecture|
|1995- ...|| Toshikobo,|
|1993-95||Horiuchi & Associates,|
|1983-85||Edward Larrabee Barnes|
& Associates, New York
|Planning & Design|
|1980-81||Arata Isozaki & Associates,|