Monday, 21 February 2011

Matthias Kohler's visit

Matthias Kohler, Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich, stopped by at Uni Tokyo to meet with Kengo Kuma and Yusuke Obuchi last week. He was on his way to Singapore where he and his partner Fabio Gramazio are setting up a new program at the National University of Singapore.

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Digital Fabrication Lab Launch Party

We are organising a launch party for our new digital fabrication lab at our department. Although the facility is yet to be completed, we are hoping to celebrate this occasion with internationally distinguished architects, engineers and educators and to create a modest symposium/roundtable discussion. Participants: Kengo Kuma, Jesse Resier, Nanako Umemoto, Hanif Kara, Michael Weinstock, Chiba Namabu, Yusuke Obuchi

Wednesday, 2 February 2011


Here are some physical models developed for the Tokyo Station's arrival hall ceiling system.

Obuchi Lab's Gang Members

Final Review - Tokyo Station Project

We just finished our final studio review for the Tokyo Station Project. The review was joined by Makoto Sei Watanabe, Martina Schaefer, Andrew Li and Keisuke Toyoda.

Final Review - Tokyo Station Project