Hiroto Kobayashi

Hiroto Kobayashi

Professor
Graduate School of Media and Governance
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Born1961
DegreesDoctor of Design (Harvard University Graduate School of Design)
Areas of ExpertiseArchitecture and Urban and Rural Design
Selected PublicationsPublications
CASE: Toyo Ito Sendai Mediatheque ‘Processing Incompletion’, Prestell/Harvard Design School 2002
Tokyo Inner City Project, 'Genius Loci of Edo/Tokyo' Gakugei Shuppan 2003
Works of Young Architects from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design/Japan 1999

Background

Hiroto Kobayashi, Architect, Doctor of Design Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP Japan Representative/Liaison Dr. Hiroto Kobayashi studied architecture and urban design at Kyoto University and Harvard Design School. He worked for several years with Nikken Sekkei and Norman Foster and Partners. He completed his doctoral dissertation on Tokyo's urbanism, entitled "Cho": A Persistent Neighborhood Unity Maintaining Microculture in Japanese Cities, and received a Doctor of Design degree from the Harvard Design School, where he served as teaching fellow for the Tokyo Studio in 2001 as well as the Kazuyo Sejima studio in 2000.

Dr. Kobayashi is the principal of the Tokyo-based architectural office Kobayashi Maki Design Workshop (KMDW) in a partnership with Naomi Maki, established in 1997. He also represents Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP in Japan.
Project Web Pagehttp://hirotolab.sfc.keio.ac.jp/index.html
Home Pagewww.kmdw.com
Contact InformationKobayashi Maki Design Workshop, 30-3, #A-402, Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0033, Japan
hiroto [ at ] sfc.keio.ac.jp
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