Architect, Former Mayor, Minato City, Tokyo

Born in 1949

Present         President, Urban Policy Institute
2000-2004    Mayor, Minato City, Tokyo
1980-2000    President, Space Endeavor Collaborates, Architecture and City Planning Firm
1977-1980    Kikutake Architects and Associates
1974-1976    Rice University, Houston, Texas
: Master of Architecture in Urban Design
Fulbright Student

                (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Peter G. Rowe, Present Dean of Harvard University, Graduate School of Design)
1972-1974   Waseda University, Tokyo Japan: Graduate School of Engineering, Master of Architecture
1967-1972   Waseda University: Bachelor of Architecture
1971           Intern, Carl Christiansson Architects and Associates (Stockholm)
1969-1970     The College of Wooster, Ohio, USA
                Exchange Program Student 

Professional Activities
Advisor to Minato City, Tokyo, other cities,
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Ministry of Construction etc.
1998-2002    Board Member of Japan Federation Architects & Building Engineers
1993-          President, IFYA(International Forum for Young Architects) 

                Architectural Works, Many Books, Awards, International Conferences