A Gaudí researcher, an architect, an actual measurement specialist, a doctor of architectural engineering
Category of Seminar
- Community development
- Architectural archaeology
Born in 1952 in Hokkaido. After graduating from university and working for an architecture firm, moved to Barcelona in 1978 and began a survey to conduct actual measurements of architectures designed by Gaudí, and to date has continued to produce drawings of Gaudi’s major works based on those surveys. Has introduced and exhibited his drawings and publications in various countries, including at the Hiroya Tanaka Drawing Exhibition (2015) hosted by the Association of Architects and Engineers in Barcelona. These achievements were highly acclaimed in Spain, and were honored with a Barcelona Japan Consul General Public Officer Award (2015), a Gaudi GRESOL Award (2016) and ACADEMIA PRIZE (2018).