Architect. Professor of the Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School. Born in 1965. Graduated from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1987. Guest student of the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Belleville from 1987 to 1988. Founded Atelier Bow-Wow with Momoyo Kaijima in 1992. Completed the postgraduate program at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1994. Has taught as a visiting professor at the Harvard GSD, UCLA, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Barcelona Institute of Architecture, Cornell University, Rice University, and TU Delft, among others.