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Studio Instructor Toshiki Hirano Architect

スタジオ講師 平野 利樹 建築家

Toshiki Hirano is Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo Department of Architecture and founding partner of Toshiki Hirano Design. He holds a Bachelors degree from Kyoto University and received his Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University with Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize. Prior to founding the firm, Hirano has worked for Reiser + Umemoto RUR DPC, where he involved in the Kaohsiung Port Terminal Project and the Taipei Pop Music Center Project.His projects have been published on various magazines such as MARK, Architectural Digest, designboom, suckerPUNCH, and Bustler. He has been teaching a design studio with Kengo Kuma at the University of Tokyo, and has been organizing an annual exhibition “Japanese Junction” which showcases studio projects from universities around the world including Harvard GSD, SCI-Arc, AA School, UCL Bartlett, ETH Zurich.