New Zealand ／ Architectural Design
Ph.D (architecture), RMIT University
M.Eng (architecture), Kyoto University
B.Arch with honors, Victoria University of Wellington
B.B.Sc, Victoria University of Wellington
University of Saint Joseph Macau (Macau SAR, China)
Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Architecture
2006–2009 RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia)
Doctor of Philosophy (Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Outstanding Thesis)
1996–1998 Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan)
Master of Engineering
1990–1991 Victoria University of Wellington (Wellington, New Zealand)
Bachelor of Architecture with honors
1986–1988 Victoria University of Wellington (Wellington, New Zealand)
Bachelor of Building Science
2005–present Thomas Daniell Studio
1995–2005 FOBA (Kyoto, Japan)
1994–1995 OMA (Rotterdam, Netherlands / Tokyo, Japan)
1993–1994 Athfield Architects (Wellington, New Zealand)
1992–1993 Shin Takamatsu Architects (Kyoto, Japan / Berlin, Germany)
1990–1991 Martinez Cutri & McArdle Architects (San Diego, USA)
1988–1990 Barrelle Partners Architects (Sydney, Australia)
Selected professional awards and academic prizes
2017 M+ Design Trust Fellowship
2016 Chiba Institute of Technology Academic Fellowship
2015 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, grant
USJ–Bank of China Award for Best Research Publication
2014 CICA (The International Committee of Architectural Critics) Pierre Vago Award, commendation
Geert Bekaert Prize for Architecture Criticism, second place ex aequo
2010 RMIT University Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Outstanding Thesis
2008 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, grant
2007 Wallpaper* magazine, “101 of the world’s most exciting new architects”
2006 Urban Eyrie Competition, honorable mention
1992 Papamoa Community Center Design Competition, third place
An Anatomy of Influence (London: Architectural Association, forthcoming).
Houses and Gardens of Kyoto, second revised edition (Tokyo: Tuttle, 2017).
Kansai 6 (Seoul: Equal Books, 2011).
Kiyoshi Sey Takeyama + Amorphe (Seoul: Equal Books, 2011).
Houses and Gardens of Kyoto (Tokyo: Tuttle, 2010).
After the Crash: Architecture in Post-Bubble Japan (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008).
FOBA: Buildings (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005).