UW Department of Architecture Winter 2013 Lecture Series
Noriyuki Tajima | Tele-Design | Thursday, January 31, 2013
Towards an Architecture for Communication and Community
Receptions will be held for evening lectures in Architecture Hall 250 at 5:30 PM.
Lecture will be held in Architecture Hall, Room 147 at 6:30 PM
They are free and open to the public.
Noriyuki Tajima, a Tokyo-based architect and urbanist, co-founded the collaborative design firm Tele-Design in 1999. A graduate of the Architectural Association in London, Mr. Tajima is currently a lecturer at Kanto Kogakuin University in Tokyo. Mr. Tajima’s design work spans from urban planning and housing to house and furniture design including the re-visioning of Edo/Tokyo’s urban infrastructure in the Tokyo Canal Project (Nihonbashi, Kanda), ESQ Hiroo (2007), the Box’n Box House (2006) and Wilder House (2007). His work with Tele-Design was featured at the Architectural Association, London in the exhibition Tokyo Catalyst (2005) and his multi-disciplinary work has won the Good Design Industrial Production Prize (2003) and JCD (Japanese Society of Commercial Space Designers) Design Prize (2004). His publications include City/Architecture: Fieldwork Method (2002), Landscape Transcripts (1997), and Tokyo-Labyrinth City (1996).