Department of Architecture
DanaB@Berkeley.edu University of California, Berkeley
The University of California at Berkeley, Department of Architecture. Assistant Professor (2000-2003), Associate Professor (2003-2011), Full Professor (2011-). Chair, Center for Japanese Studies (2015-).
The University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Architecture. Adjunct Assistant Professor (1994-1996), Assistant Professor (1996-2000).
Visiting Positions / Fellowships
Visiting Professor (“Invitational Program for Faculty from the World’s Top-Level Universities”), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (2015 June).
Abe Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (2013) / Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (2014-5).
The University of Louisville, Allen R. Hite Art Institute. Frederic Lindley Morgan Chair of Architectural Design (2010 Spring).
Fulbright Fellow (Japan), Institute for Industrial Science (Fujimori Lab), University of Tokyo (2006 July-2007 March).
National Science Foundation/Japan Society for the Promotional of Science. University of Tokyo, Institute for Industrial Science (Fujimori Lab), One-year Post-doctoral Fellowship (1998).
The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia. Visiting Academic (Spring 1994).
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Architecture, College of Fine Arts. Visiting Assistant Professor (1989-1991).
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, M. Architecture, High Distinction (1988 May) & M. Urban Planning (1988 December).
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, B. Architecture (1981 May).
Architect, Alaska A7505 (1989-2009) / NCARB Certified, no. 37,154. Both allowed to lapse, December 2009.
第一工房 / Dai’ichi Kobo, 高橋 靗一 / Professor Tei’ichi Takahashi, principal. Tokyo, Japan (1992-1993).
Minch Ritter Forrest Architects, Juneau, Alaska (1984-1986).
Quadra Consultants, Juneau, Alaska (1982-1984).
Organizer and moderator. “New Topics, Technologies and New Times: Japan Ahead.” UC Berkeley (2017 February). Sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies + UC Berkeley’s Institute for East Asian Studies.
P.I. “Architecture and Energy: Innovations in Japan,” Center for Japanese Studies, UC, Berkeley (2014-5) $10,000.
P.I. “Innovative Responses to Energy Use in Buildings, with a Focus on Taiwan and Korea,” Institute for East Asian Studies, UC, Berkeley (2014-5) $14,850.
P.I. “Engineering Innovations in the work of Masato Araya Committee on Research Faculty Research Grant (FRG), University of California, Berkeley (2013-4) $3000.
Abe Fellowship, Social Sciences Research Council (2013) $46,500.
Organizer and panelist. “After 3.11: New Architecture + Engineering,” UC Berkeley (2014 March). Sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies + UC Berkeley’s Institute for East Asian Studies. http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cjs/events/2014.03.08w.html
P.I. “Seeing Energy: Infrared Photography for Publication,” Center for Japanese Studies, UC, Berkeley (2013-4) $5,000.
P.I. “Building Performance in Japan,” Center for Japanese Studies, UC, Berkeley (2012-3) $5,000.
P.I. “Natural Energy for Comfort in Buildings,” Center for Global Partnership, Japan Foundation (2012) $62,480.00. See also “Panels.”
Research-related Grants (cont.)
"Shaped by Disaster: Architectural and Engineering Practices after 3/11." Institute for East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Faculty Residential Research Award. (Spring 2012) $9,240.
P.I. “Energy Conservation Workshop,” graduate student assistance in computer modeling, Center for Japanese Studies, UC, Berkeley (2010-2011) $7,500. See also “Panels.”
P.I. “Toyo Ito's Taichung Opera House: Site Observation during Construction” Committee on Research, UC, Berkeley (2010-2011) $7,000.
P.I. “Special Summer Research Grant” Taichung Opera House, Committee on Research, UC, Berkeley (2010-1) $2,873.52.
P.I. “Translations of an era: Toyo Ito’s critical writings on the art of architecture in post-war Japan,” Committee on Research Faculty Research Grant (FRG), University of California, Berkeley (2009-10) $4,500.
P.I. “Toyo Ito’s Taichung Opera House: A Lens on Transnationalism,” Center for Japanese Studies, University of California, Berkeley (2008-2009) $7,000.
Fulbright Fellow (Japan), Institute for Industrial Science (Fujimori Lab), University of Tokyo (2006 July - 2007 March). Also listed above.
P.I., “Structural Innovations in Japanese Architecture,” University of California Humanities Grant for translation support (2000-1) $3000.
P.I., “Structural Innovations in Japanese Architecture,” University of California Academic Senate Junior Faculty Research Grant (2000-1) $8000.
Graham Foundation, to Spon Press for color printing and translation related to my book, Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process. I wrote the proposal and collected letters of recommendation, $10,000.
Member, working group, Affordable Housing Design Catalog. City Design Center, University of Illinois, Chicago (1999 – 2001). Fannie Mae and private donors; about $200,000. http://affordablehousing.aa.uic.edu
P.I., Japanese Ministry of Education, #97203 (1998). Research support funds for visiting research associates. ¥1,200,000 (approximately $10,000).
National Science Foundation/Japan Society for the Promotional of Science, Post-doctoral Fellowship. Research at the University of Tokyo Center for Collaborative Research and the Institute for Industrial Science (1998). The report written at completion of this fellowship can be read at http://www.nsftokyo.org/ssr99-01.html. Also listed above.
P.I., National Science Foundation, Grant # 9704033 (1998). $3000 to support one return trip for a conference.
Buntrock, Dana, ed. Katsuhiro Miyamoto. “About” Monograph Series no. 22. (Melfi, Italy: Casa Editrice Libria, 2012).
Buntrock, Dana. Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Tradition and Today (London: Routledge, 2010).
Buntrock, Dana. Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process: Opportunities in a flexible construction culture (London: Spon Press, 2001). With a foreward by Fumihiko Maki.
Reviews of Materials and Meaning in:
Mulligan, Mark. “Fresh Views on Japanese Modernism” (with three others.) The Journal of Japanese Studies 39: 2 (2013 Summer) p. 397-406.
Ari Seligmann. CAAReviews (2012 September). http://www.caareviews.org/reviews/1872
Weinstein, Norman. “Japan Roundup,” (with three others) Architectural Record 199:11 (2011 November) p. 48. http://archrecord.construction.com/features/critique/books/2011/1111-Japan-Roundup.asp (Available only to subscribers.)
Choi, Don. Reviewed with three others. Journal of Architectural Education 64:2 (2011 March), p. 171-4. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1531-314X.2010.01146.x/pdf
Mansfield, Stephen. “Those Risky, Robust, Resplendent Architects of Japan” Japan Times (31 October, 2010). Available on-line at: http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/fb20101031a2.html.
Reviews of Collaborative Process in:
Coaldrake, William H., “Building Better Architecture in Japan” electronic journal of contemporary Japanese architecture (28 April, 2008). http://www.japanesestudies.org.uk/reviews/2008/Coaldrake.html.
Yatsuka Hajime, 「日本建築の現場への文化人類学的アプロチ」 [A Cultural Anthropology Approach to the Japanese Architectural Site] Inax 10+1 no. 31 (2003 July). In Japanese.
Also on-line: http://tenplusone.inax.co.jp/archives/2003/07/10175721.html.
Miyajima Teruhisa, “Learning from Japan” 建築文化 Kenchiku Bunka no. 665 (2003 June) p. 101. In Japanese.
Sano Yoshihiko, 「曖昧さから明確へ」 [From Ambiguity to Clarity]” 建設通信新聞 Kensetsu Tsūshin Shinbun (23 January, 2003). In Japanese.
Gumuchdjian, Phillip. “In Search of the J-way” World Architecture no. 112 (2003 January) p. 22.
Pollock, Naomi. “Exploring Japan” Architectural Record 190:12 (2002 December)p. 59.
Hawk, David. Construction Management and Economics 20:7 (2002 October) p. 643-4.
“Collaboration in the Design of Japanese Buildings” Architectural Science Review 45:3 (2002 September) p. 268.
Winter, John. “Japan Builds” Architectural Review no. 1263 (2002 May) p. 96.
Published excerpts of Collaborative Process:
Buntrock, Dana. “Working in the Midst of Construction” ArcCA: The Journal of the American Institute of Architects, California Council 06:1 (2006) p. 27-.
Publications, book chapters:
「アートと科学の結合が競争優位を生む」[“A Competitive Edge born from the Fusion of Art and Science”] in Yoichi Funabashi, ed. ガラパゴス•クール [Galapagos Cool] (Tokyo: Tōyō Keizai Shinpō, 2017) p. 62-89. With Kengo Kuma.
“Vitruvius in Japan: Two outa three ain’t bad” The Museum Blog Book (2017 February) p. 98-111.Originally published in Paper, see below.
“Prefabricated Housing in Japan,” in Ryan Smith, ed. Off-Site Architecture: Theory of Modern Methods of Construction (2017 February) Routledge.
“Moving Away from the Center.” Katsuhiro Miyamoto. (Seoul, Korea: NemoFactory 2016) p. 16-21.
Foreward BIPVって何？太陽エネルギーを纏う建築 [What is BIPV? Buildings Clad in Photovoltaics]. (Tokyo: Tetuandō, 2015) p. iv-v (Japanese) and 178-9 (English).
“Terunobu Fujimori’s Fairy Tales,” in Terunobu Fujimori: Architect (Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012) p. -9.
“The Amazing Mr. Ito” in Toyo Ito (London: Phaidon, 2009) p. -5.
“Architecture: Experience and Abstraction,” in Kengo Kuma (Seoul, Korea: C3, 2007) p. 168-73.
“Terunobu Fujimori: Working with Japan’s Small Production Facilities” in Logoria, Rafael and Kim Tanzer, eds. Green Braid: Towards an Architecture of Ecology, Economy, and Equity (London: Routledge, 2007) p. 212-2.
“Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo” Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings (Munich, Berlin, London, New York: Prestel, 2006) p. 44-9.
“The Red School” in George Wagner, ed. Tokyo from Vancouver (University of British Columbia, School of Architecture, 2005) p. 60-.
Refereed articles / edited encyclopedia entries:
“Toyo Ito and Masato Araya’s Experiments in the Structural Use of Aluminum” Journal of Architecture vol. 21 no. 1 (2016 February) p. 24-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13602365.2016.1138137 .
“Metabolism” (p. 454-57), “Nakagin Capsule Building” (p. 458-9), “House in a Plum Grove” (462-3), “Ku-an Teahouse” (464-5), “Yoyogi Olympic Pool & Gymnasium” (p. 498-9), “Silver Hut” (p. 500-1). Entries for Architecture: The Whole Story (Munich: Prestel, 2014).
“Katsura Imperial Villa: A Brief Descriptive Bibliography, with Illustrations” Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review no. 3 (2012 November in print; 2012 June on-line)
Refereed articles / edited encyclopedia entries (cont.):
“Making Small Buildings Large” Volume 34: Student Publication of the College of Design (2010) p. 36-45. First published as “小さな建物を大きくすること / Making Small Buildings Large” Inax 10+1 (Special issue: 藤森照信：方法としての歩く、見る、語る [Terunobu Fujimori’s Methods: Walking, Looking, Talking]) no. 44 (2006 October). In Japanese.
“Metropolitan Festival Hall by Kunio Maekawa,” “Peace Memorial and Museum by Kenzo Tange,” “Church on the Water by Tadao Ando,” “Kazuyo Sejima,” “Itsuko Hasegawa,” “Toyo Ito,” “Kenzo Tange,” “Yoshio Taniguchi,” & “The Metabolists.” Entries for R. Stephen Sennott, ed. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Architecture (New York and London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004) p. 258-9, 590-1, 699-701, 838-40, 842, 989-90, 1194-5, 1302-5.
“Architecture - Modern Japan,” “Arata Isozaki,” “Kisho Kurokawa,” and “Kenzo Tange.” Entries in Levinson, David and Karen Christensen, et al., eds. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002) p. 124, 145-8, 415-6.
“Folly of Sky, Earth, Man: the Work of Hajime Yatsuka” Oz: The Journal of the College of Architecture, Planning and Design, Kansas State University vol. 21 (1999) p. 62-7.
“Collaborative Production: Building Opportunities in Japan” Journal of Architectural Education 50:4 (1997 May) p.219-29.
“The Use of Tradition in Japanese Architecture” with Mira Locher of Team Zoo, Identity, Tradition, and Built Form: the Role of Culture in Planning and Development: International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments Working Paper Series vol. 95 (1996 December) p. 45-61.
“Without Modernity: Japan’s Challenging Modernization” Architronic 5:3 (1996 December). corbu2.caed.kent.edu/architronic/PDF/v5n3/v5n3_02.pdf
Two books on the Ito School, Journal of Architectural Education (forthcoming).
“A Nation, a World, in a Bowl of Tea,” Cross-Currents vol. 2 no. 2 (2013 November) 507-12.
Three books on Metabolism, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 73:2 (2013 June) 256-60.
“The Eyes Think,” a review of Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture. Photographs by ISHIMOTO Katsuhiro, Los Angeles Review of Books (2011 July).
On-line at http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/post/7336308794/the-eyes-think
“Review Essay: Yasuhiro Ishimoto’s photographs of Katsura Imperial Retreat,” Visual Resources 27:2 (2011 May) p. 185-90.
Billington, David P. The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 65:3 (2006 September) p. 431-3.
“Digital Duplication” a review of Branko Kolarevic, ed. Architecture in the Digital Age: Design and Manufacturing and Branko Kolarevic and Ali Malkawi, eds. Performative Architecture: Beyond Instrumentality. Journal of Architectural Education 60:1 (2006 September) p. 67-8.
“Representative Rebel?” (Review of Jonathan Reynolds’ Maekawa Kunio and the Emergence of Japanese Modernist Architecture) for Art Journal 62:1 (Spring 2003) p. 98-101.
“Metabolism: City of the Future,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 72:3 (2012 September) p. 408-9.
“Urban Alchemy: Gordon Matta-Clark,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 71:2 (2011 March) p. 104-6.
“Urban Alchemy: Gordon Matta-Clark,” Journal of Architectural Education 64:1 (2010 September) p. 140-2.
“Build” in George Wagner, ed. Tokyo from Vancouver 2 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia, School of Architecture, 2008) p. 116-27 and at CAAReviews.com via member access (2007 January).
“Seventy-Seven Year Itch” (2008 July) http://www.dnp.co.jp/artscape/eng/focus/0807_02.html
Review of “Space for Your Future: Recombining the DNA of Art and Design” (2007 December)
“Toyo Ito: The New ‘Real’” in Architecture” CAAReviews (2007 February). http://www.caareviews.org/reviews/949
Exhibition reviews (cont.):
“Summing Up: A Traveling Exhibition that Surveys 20th-Century Architecture Labors Under the Enormity of Its Topic” Architecture 87:9 (1998 September) p.43, [45, 47].
Non-refereed (trade) publications and on-line journals:
“Vitruvius in Japan: Two outa three ain’t bad” Paper no. 24 (January, 2016). http://cargocollective.com/paper-magazine/filter/issue/Issue-24Vitruvius-in-Japan-Two-out-of-Three-ain-t-Badby-Dana-Buntrock
Japan Architect Winter 2016 #100 (Special issue: Looking Back the 60 years: JA 60th Anniversary) p. 152 (English) + 153 (Japanese).
“Wei Wu Ying Cultural Center,” Taiwan Architect 建築師 no. 466 (2013 October) p. 98-101. In Chinese.
“Simple to Sublime,” Taiwan Architect 建築師 no. 464 (2013 August) p. 98-102. In Chinese.
“Is Your Building Brutalist?” Clog (2013 February) 138-9.
“Teshima Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa, Teshima Island, Japan,” Architectural Review (2011 March) p. 32-7.
“Japan as a Pritzker Powerhouse: An Argument for its Advantage” WIDE Architecture Report no. 19 [Seoul, Korea] (2011 January-February) p. 104-112. In Korean. Accompanied by bilingual publication of a short interview with me (p. 113-117), and a second with Martha Thorne, executive director, Pritzker Architectural Prize (p. 118-121). Article originally given as a paper at the International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, Kitakyushu, Japan (2010 November).
“Ground Breaker: Book End,” Azure 26:203 (2010 October) p. 30-1.
“Outer Limit” Azure 26:197 (2010 January/February) p. -52.
“After his triumph in Sendai, Toyo Ito charted a new course, which is now becoming visible” Architectural Record 196:1, (2008 January) p. 94-. Accessible to subscribers at http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/portfolio/archives/0801newlibrary-2.asp
“A New Wave” World Architecture no.109 (2002 September) p. 52-60.
“Lightweight Heavyweight” World Architecture no. 97 (2001 June) p. -53.
“Shigeru Ban: Architect of the Year” Interiors 160:1 (2001 January) p. 48-61.
“Innovation: Lessons from Japan and the United States” with Professor Max Underwood. Abbreviated form published in Matter 3:1 (Winter 2000) n.p.
“Cosmic Abstraction” Architectural Review 205:1224 (1999 February) p. -8.
“Outside Line: Uozu, Japan” Architecture 87:9 (1998 September) p. 118-9.
“Port Authority” for Architecture 87:8 (1998 August) p. -73.
“Natural Performer” for Architecture 86:4 (1997 April) p. 104-9.
“Tanpopo Landscape” Architectural Review 201:1199 (1997 January) p. 64-7.
“Yoshio Taniguchi, Minimalist” Architecture 85:10 (1996 October) p. 96-.
“Shigeru Ban, Tubular Technics” for Architecture 85:10 (1996 October) p. -9.
“Office Landscape” Architectural Review 199:1190 (1996 April) p. 60-3.
“Diversity by Design” Japan Update no. 28 (1994 January) p. 20-1.
“Architecture: Japan’s Newest Export” distributed by Camerapress, London (1993 July). Translated into Spanish as “Arquitectura de Exportacion,” El Mercurio (14 August,1993). Also distributed in Portugal, although date and name of publication are not known.
“Kensetsu: Big Builders” Japan Update no. 10 (1992 July) p. 8-.
Invited Op-Ed pieces:
“What Japan Suggests for Seismic Safety,” ArcCA: Journal of the American Institute of Architects, California Council 11:1 (2011) p. 9. http://aiacc.org/2011/06/21/what-japan-suggests-for-seismic-safety/
「ネオリベラリズムの時代における日本の建築教育」 / “Japanese Architectural Education in a Neo-Liberal Era,” 建築雑誌 Kenchiku Zasshi no. 1616 (2011 May) p. 40-1
Interviews (of me):
｢日本における建築のエネルギー問題を考える [Thinking about the Problem of Energy and Architecture in Japan]｣ JIA Magazine, Vol. 319 (Japan Institute of Architects’ monthly: 2015 September) p. 4-12.
｢環境を考える４[Thinking about the Environment, #4]｣ KENCHIKU新聞 Kenchiku Shinbun (2015 June) p. 3.
WIDE Architecture Report no. 19 [Seoul, Korea] (2011 January-February) bilingual (Korean + English) p. 113-117.
Fujimori Terunobu. “Magical Spatial Metamorphosis” A Japanese Constellation: Architecture for the 21st Century MOMA Catalog (Spring, 2016) p. 73-6.
Fujimori Terunobu. “Why Build a Place Just for Tea?” Ciorra, Pippo and Alessio Rosati, eds. Food: Dal Cucchiaio al Mondo (Rome: Quodlibet & MAXXI, Museo Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, 2015) p. 89-90.
Fujimori Terunobu. “On the Subject of Charred Wood” Volume 34: Student Publication of the College of Design (2010) p. 46-9.
Shinobu Akahori and Misaki Kano. Figurative Horizon: Guiseppe Terragni, translated with Yuko Yasuda (Tokyo: ABC/DE/Signe, a division of A de S Publishing, 1999).
With Masato Araya. “Toyo Ito’s Second Age Of Aluminum: Toyo Ito And Masato Araya’s Experiments In The Structural Use Of Aluminum,” ACSA/AIK 2014 International Conference, Seoul, S. Korea (2014 June).
“Japan as a Pritzker Powerhouse: An Argument for its Advantage” International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, Kitakyushu, Japan (2010 November.)
“Taichung’s Opera House: Its Antecedents and Implications” panel on “Modern Architecture in East Asia: Regionalism / Transnationalism” College Art Association (2009 February).
“Arch 264” 2008 ACSA Northeast Fall Conference and UMass Wood Structures Symposium: “Without a Hitch: New Directions in Prefabricated Architecture” (2008 September). Proceedings can be downloaded at:
“Shaping the context for successfully saving industrial heritage” Symposium on Forestry Cultural Industry and Spatial Development in Taichung, Taiwan (2004 May). Invited speaker.
“The Influential Outsider: Two Examples from Japan [Terunobu Fujimori and Osamu Ishiyama]” Association of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Annual Meeting, London (2003 April).
“A Place for Pao” and “Assembling Architecture” ACSA Annual Meeting, New Orleans (2002 April).
“Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process: Some Observations on Team Players” for “Experiences in Design Build: The Expanding Dimensions of Practice and Education,” a symposium jointly sponsored by the AIA and ACSA, Atlanta (2002 February).
“Outside Currents Strike a ‘Small Island Nation’: Global Trade and Japan’s Contractual Flexibilities” Association of Colleges and Schools of Architecture International meeting, Hong Kong (2000 June).
“Customization in Japan: Opportunities and Constraints” International Science and Technology Conference, cosponsored by ACSA and CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction), Montreal (1999 June).
“Innovation: Lessons from Japan and the United States on Challenging New Technologies” with Professor Max Underwood at the Third Annual International Symposium on Asia Pacific Architecture, Manoa, Hawai’i (1999 April).
“All Work and No Pay: Japanese Architectural Firms’ Strategies in Hard Times” Northeast Regional Conference of the ACSA, Halifax (1998 October).
“The Political Economies of Japan’s Traditional Craft and Contemporary Collaborations” ACSA Technology Conference, Cleveland (1998 March).
“Iemoto and University: Two Japanese Modes of Architectural Education” West Central Regional Conference, ACSA (1997 October).
Peer-reviewed papers (cont.):
“Japan’s Traditional and Contemporary Craft” inaugural event at the Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture and Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand Annual Meeting, Adelaide (1997 July).
“The Use of Tradition in Japanese Architecture,” with Mira Locher of Team Zoo. International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, Berkeley (1996 December).
“The Development and Implications of Post-fordist Manufacturing,” & “Material and Ornament in Katsura and Nikko,” Association of Colleges and Schools of Architecture International Meeting, Copenhagen (1996 May).
“Japanese Building Production: Four Models of Design Development and Delivery” and “Terunobu Fujimori: Working with Japan’s Small Production Facilities” Association of Colleges and Schools of Architecture Annual Meeting, Boston (1996 March).
“Architecture and Innovation in Japan: the Development of a New Light-modulating Glass” ACSA Technology Conference, Ann Arbor (1994 January).
“Values Transmission in Architectural Education” Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Santa Fe (1990 March).
Panels (as panelist unless otherwise noted):
Organizer and moderator. “New Topics, Technologies and New Times: Japan Ahead.” UC Berkeley (2017 February). Sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies + UC Berkeley’s Institute for East Asian Studies.
Moderator and Co-organizer, “Before Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” “Perspectives on 70 Years of the Nuclear Age: From Berkeley, a Birthplace of the Atomic Bomb.” (2015 September/October). Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies + UC Berkeley’s Institute for East Asian Studies.
“Architectural Education + Space” Tokyo Institute of Technology (2015 June).
“Building Performance: Getting the Most out of Your Professionals” 2015 Urban Land Institute Asia Pacific Summit (2015 June) http://urbanland.uli.org/sustainability/importing-energy-efficient-techniques/
“Sustainable Architecture, Cities: Methods of Design” Architectural Institute of Japan (2015 March) in Japanese.
“Innovation: Energy in Japanese Architecture,” University of Tokyo (2014 November).
Organizer and panelist. “After 3.11: New Architecture + Engineering,” UC Berkeley (2014 March). Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, UC Berkeley’s Center for Japanese Studies + UC Berkeley’s Institute for East Asian Studies. http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cjs/events/2014.03.08w.html
『3.11以降の「建築家の職能」について』 [“After 3.11; Architects’ Task”], “Post-Architecture•Energy•Japan 2012,” University of Tokyo (2013 June)
Respondent, “Eco-Activism in Japan and the U.S. Post-Fukushima,” UC Berkeley (2012 February).
Co-organizer, with Prof. Susan Ubbelohde and Dr. Masayuki Mae of the University of Tokyo. “Architecture.Energy.Japan.2012.” Berkeley, California (2012 August). Funded by the Center for Global Partnership.
“Tokyo Workshop: Architecture.Energy.2011.” Institute for East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley (2011 November).
Co-organizer, with Prof. Susan Ubbelohde. “Tokyo Workshop: Architecture.Energy.2011.” Tokyo, Japan (2011 June). Funded in part by UC Berkeley, Center for Japanese Studies. More at http://blogs.berkeley.edu/author/dbuntrock/
Moderator, “Computer-aided Practice” and “Education for the Built Environment,” with Masami Kobayashi. UIA (International Union of Architectures), Tokyo (2011 September).
“Japan’s Aftermath,” Two panel sessions. Institute for East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley (2011 March and April).
“The Value of International Exchange in an Increasingly Global Profession” Fulbright Symposium: Fulbright Experience and U.S.-Japan Soft Power, Tokyo, Japan (2010 June).
Moderator. “Architects and Design-Build” American Institute of Architects-San Francisco (2006 January).
“A Clear Vision: Architecture, Art and Culture of Transparency” Toledo, Ohio (2005 May). Sponsored by WGTE (public television).
Moderator. “Tradition and Technology in Contemporary Japanese Architecture” Japan Society, New York (2004 February). Also moderated a related shorter session, “Japan Forum 2004,” Chicago (2004 March).
Moderator. “Environmental Design: Process and Technology in the Making” and “Imagination's Muse? Imagination's Other?” Wurster Redux, University of California, Berkeley (2003 October).
“Fab: Making It Possible” sponsored by the American Institute of Architects-San Francisco and Dwell (2003 June).
Moderator, presenter and coordinator. “Architecture in Japan: a Collaborative Process,” featuring myself, Tim Macfarlane (Dewhurst Macfarlane) and Tim Culbert (project architect for the Miho Museum in Japan). Japan Society and Material Connexion of New York (2003 February). Book signing followed.
Moderator. “Back to Nature: Building with Alternative Construction Materials” at the symposium “Design Matters” Chicago (2001 October).
Moderator and coordinator. “Architects Forum” featuring Jun Aoki, Yoko Kinoshita, and Makoto Shin Watanabe. Japan Society and The Architectural League of New York (2001 June).
Respondent. “Anthropology and Isotropy: Building is Matter Spatialized and Place Materialized” Northeast Regional Conference, ACSA, (1998 October).
Moderator. Supplementary English Session. Le 12éme Congrés de L’Union Internationale des Femmes Architectes. Tokyo (1998 September).
Chair (Moderator). “Architecture” Chinese Studies Association of Australia Annual Conference, Adelaide (1997 July).
Moderator and panelist. Symposium sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago, “Re-inhabiting the Void: Prospects for Public Space Design” (1996 May).
“Roles, Curricula, Vision” Association of Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), Seattle (1995 October).
“Asian Cities as Alternate Models of Urbanism,” panel called “Visions of the City of Tomorrow” Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago (1994 October).
Moderator. Kisho Kurokawa’s presentation to the Chicago Architectural Club, Chicago (1994 October).
Invited lectures, selected:
“Vitruvius in Japan: Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad.” Danish Association of Architects, Skypetalk (2016 January).
“The Profession of Architecture: Different Practices in Different Places” Shibaura University (2015 June).
“Japanese Architecture: What it is; what it ain’t [and why it matters]” University of Tokyo (2105 May).
“Architecture, Energy, Japan” briefing to a contingent from the Eisenhower School and the US Military (2015 March) US Embassy, Tokyo.
“An American in Japan” Seoul National University (2014 November).
“Opportunities for Innovation Today” (2104 November) University of Tokyo.
“How Architecture Relates to Energy: Japan,” to a contingent from the National Defense University (2014 April).
“Retrofit,” Softbank Tomodachi Leadership Program, Berkeley (2013 July)
“Transnational Technology Transfer,” National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan (2013 June), keynote lecture and panel moderator. Afterward included in an in-house publication by the same name: Lin, Wan-Jen and Ching-Mou Hou, ed. Constructing Visions (2014) p. 189-216.
“Architecture and Energy: Japan,” to a contingent from the National Defense University (2013 April).
“Rebuilding: Tange after WWII,” Softbank Tomodachi Leadership Program, Berkeley (2012 July)
“Toyo Ito’s Road to Taichung,” Washington State University (2012 April).
“Tradition and Today: After 3.11,” University of Idaho (2012 April).
“Tradition and Today” J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (2010 January); North Carolina State University (2010 February); University of Virginia (2010 February); Tulane University (2010 March); Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona (2010 March); Miami University of Ohio (2010 March); University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2010 April); Carnegie Mellon University (2010 April); University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2010 April); Illinois Institute of Technology (2010 October), UC Berkeley Institute for East Asian Studies (2010 October) and the University of Oregon, Portland and Eugene campuses (2011 February).
“Book Break: Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture,” Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Tokyo, Japan (2010 June)
“SUMIKA” J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (2010 April).
“Constructing Culture: Three Japanese Architects Struggle with Shinto” jointly co-sponsored by the Department of Architecture and the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania (2008 April).
“(not) Ruskin, (not) Really Regional. Japan’s Red and Rural” Dept. of Architecture, Clemson University (2008 March).
“The Long and Short Lives of Buildings in Japan and California” sponsored by the American Studies group at Tohoku University, part of the series "The United States: Its Present and Future.” Sendai (2007).
Invited lectures (cont.):
“Time Today” AIA Tokyo, and Temple University Japan, Tokyo (2006 November).
“The Materials of Architecture: Meaning and Modernization” Presentation of research to current and former Fulbrighters in Tokyo (2006 April).
(Untitled) Light Resource Vancouver Lectures, Architectural Institute of British Columbia + University of British Columbia (2003 November).
“Architectural Practices in Japan: Interesting Differences and Remarkable Results”, Tulane University (2003 September).
“Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process” University of Manitoba (2003 September).
“Building and Culture: Japan” Catholic University (2002 February).
“Japanese Architecture as a Collaborative Process” to the University of Michigan College of Architecture Board of Governors, selected faculty, and students (2002 January).
“Japan and Sustainable Architecture” SEArch, University of California, Berkeley (2001 October).
“Flexible within Clear Boundaries” Georgia Institute of Technology (2001 March).
“Collaboration in Construction Materials Fabrication in Japan” Architects Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility and O2 Bay Area (2000 November).
“Starting out on Site” New Jersey Institute of Technology (2000 March).
“The Japanese Construction Site as a Locus of Collaboration” Chicago Architectural Club (1999 September).
“Achieving Innovation: Japanese Architecture Today” Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Indianapolis Chapter AIA (1999 March).
“The Chicago City Beautiful Movement and the Chicago Plan of the 1900s,” Waseda University, Tokyo (1998 December).
“Two Models of Innovation: Recent Work by Fumihiko Maki and Toyo Ito,” University of Hawai’i at Manoa (1998 October).
“Collaborative Construction: Alternatives from Japan” Arizona State University (1997 October).
“Between Tradition and Today” University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia (1994 April).
“Distinctive Details, Innovative Architecture” Carnegie Mellon University (1994 February).
“Ephemeral Materials in Japanese Architecture” Taiwan National Institute of Technology [NTIT], Taipei, + Tunghai University, Taichung (1993 May).
“Generations in Japanese Architecture” Chun-Hua Polytechnic Institute, Hsin Chu, Taiwan (1993 May).
“Structural Differences between Japan and the U.S: We’re Talking about Walls this Time” The Japan Center for Michigan Universities, Hikone (1992 October).
Photography, published in books (* photos accompany my text):
Thönnissen, Udo. Reciprocal Frameworks: Tradition and Innovation (Zurich: gta Verlag, 2015) p. 90, 92.
The Art of Libraries: Constructing Reading Paradise (Bejing: IFengSpace, forthcoming). Republic University, exterior, Fumihiko Maki.
Architecture of Terunobu Fujimori: Venice Biennale: 10th International Architectural Exhibition/ Japanese Pavilion (Tokyo: Japan Foundation, 2006) p. 26.
Toyo Ito: The New “Real” in Architecture (Tokyo: Toyo Ito Exhibition Executive Committee, 2006) p. 146. (Republished in Chinese with the English title Generative Order, Taichung, Taiwan: 2008, with two small photos of mine, p. 536 and 537; only 536 credited.)
Ryoji Suzuki, July 2001- May 2004: Experience in Material No. 47, Project Konpira (Osaka: acetate, 2006) pcp 2.
Photographs accompany “The Red School” in George Wagner, ed. Tokyo from Vancouver. (University of British Columbia, School of Architecture, 2005) p. 60-. *
Watts, Andrew. Modern Construction Facades. (Wien and New York: Springer, 2004) p. 78, 81, 83.
Trulove, Jim. New American Interiors (New York: Watson-Guptill, September 2004) p. -1.
Toyo Ito: Sendai Mediatheque (Barcelona: Actar, 2003) Verb Monograph, p. 62.
Masi’ishi Shin’ichi, ed. Takahashi Teiichi/Daiichi-Kobo Associates: 1960-2005 (Tokyo: Toto, 2003) p. 101, 206, 211, 214-215.
Maffei, Andrea. Toyo Ito: Works, Projects, Writings. (Milan: Electa, 2001) p. 184, 325.
Brotto, Carles. New Country Houses (Barcelona: Links International, 2001) p. 187-91.
Massey, Anne. Interior Design of the Twentieth Century (London: Thames and Hudson, 2001) p. 191.
Photography, published in books (cont.):
Fujimori Terunobu. Tanpopo Hausu no Dekiru Made [Tanpopo House through Completion] (Tokyo: Asahi Shinbun Sha. 1999) p. , , , 231, , 296, 299.
Fujimori Terunobu. Terunobu Fujimori Y’Avant Garde Architecture’ (Tokyo: Gallery Ma, 1998) p. 22, 40, 93, 100, 101.
Guzowski, Mary. Daylighting for Sustainable Design (New York: McGraw-Hill. 1999) p. 264.
“Making Small Buildings Large” Volume 34: Student Publication of the College of Design (2010) p 36-45.*
Wallace, Bruce. “Terunobu Fujimori and the Roots of Reinvention” Los Angeles Times (30 September, 2007). Republished, The Yomiuri Shimbun (English-language edition) with two photos, (8 October, 2007) p. 11, 13.
Moreno Shonquis. “Lush Life” Surface vol. 64 (Spring 2007) p. 133-35.
Fujimori Terunobu. “Tsubaki Chateau” Selected Architectural Designs 2003 (Journal of Architecture and Building Science of the Architectural Institute of Japan) 118:1502 (2003 March) p. 68-9.
「手でもんだ銅板をビューで留める」 [Smoothly Attaching Copper Sheet by Hand] 日系アーキテクチュア Nikkei Architecture no. 723 (22 July, 2002) p. 74-5.
“Lightweight Heavyweight” World Architecture no. 97 (2001 June) p. -53.*
Accompanying various articles by Andrew Barrie: Monument no. 42 (2001 June/July) p. 49; Australia Style no. 53 (2001 July) pp. 110; Cross Section (2001 September) p. 7-9; Architecture New Zealand no. 4 (2001 July/August) p. 60-3; and Sunday Star Times [New Zealand] (5 August, 2001) p. F4.
“House in Nasu, Japan” Interior (Taipei, Taiwan) no. 94 (2000 August) p. 128-33.
Dietz, Paula. “Back to Nature” Architectural Review 207:1235 (2000 January) p. 80-3.
Dietz, Paula. “A Tokyo Street is Transformed into a Residential Eden” Architectural Record 187:6 (1999 June) p. 60.
“Folly of Sky, Earth, Man: the Work of Hajime Yatsuka” Oz vol. 21 (1999 June) p. 63-7.*
On the work of Terunobu Fujimori, Interior and Architecture (Beijing, China) 5:56 (1999 May) p. 112-20.
“Cosmic Abstraction” Architectural Review 205:1224 (1999 February) p. -8.* Photograph also used as a teaser in the January issue.
“Outside Line: Uozu, Japan” Architecture 87:9 (1998 September ) p.118-9.*
“Port Authority” for Architecture 87:8 (1998 August) p.-73.*
“Downside to Japanese Job Creation” World Architecture no. 59 (1997 September) p. 33.
“Natural Performer” Architecture 86:4 (1997 April) p. 104-9.* Four photographs later used in an advertising circular.
“Tanpopo Landscape” Architectural Review 201:1199 (1997 January) p. 64-7.*
Reid, T.R. “Architecture: Japan” Architecture 85:10, (1996 October) p. 94-5.
“Yoshio Taniguchi, Minimalist” and “Shigeru Ban, Tubular Technics” Architecture 85:10 (1996 October) p. 96-109.*
“Office Landscape” Architectural Review 199:1190 (1996 April) p. 60-3.*
“Diversity by Design” Japan Update no. 28 (1994 January) p. 21.*
“Kensetsu Big Builders,” Japan Update no. 10 (1992 July) p. 8.*
Illustration, “Home-for-all,” part of an exhibition held jointly at the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari and Sendai Mediatheque (2011 July-?).
Photograph of Sendai Mediatheque under construction, used as part of a brief episode on Toyo Ito, aired on T.V., Tokyo (2009 May).
Photograph of the Ota-ku Resort Complex in Nagano used in expanded versions of the Toyo Ito show “The New Real” in Hayama, Japan (2007) and Taipei, Taiwan (2008).
Three images in “Travel sketches” Chicago Architectural Club, I Space Gallery, Chicago (2000 January).
Photographs of three buildings by Atelier Mobile exhibited at L’Institute Française Architecture, Paris (1994 June). The exhibit traveled to Vienna (1994 November).
For promotional materials, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Myonichikan for use by the Committee to Promote Preservation of Myonichikan (1992). Photograph later presented to the Empress of Japan.
Materials and Meaning, Finalist, 2011 Great Places Book Award, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA).
Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of Graduate Student Instructors, University of California, Berkeley (2005). Statement at http://gsi.berkeley.edu/awards/buntrock.html.
Henry Adams Certificate, The University of Michigan (1988).
Marion Sarah Parker Memorial Prize, The University of Michigan (1988). Outstanding female graduate.
National Institute of Architectural Education, Honorable Mention (1987). Van Alen International Competition: “A University at Timbuctoo.”
Honors and awards, work with students:
2017 (Shortlisted) "Applied Innovations" Zumtobel Group Award. “Nest We Grow.” 2015.
2016 Society of American Registered Architects, New York Council Design Award. “Nest We Grow.” 2015. www.sarany.org
2016 US WoodWorks Wood Design Award, “Green Building by Nature.” “Nest We Grow.” 2015. http://www.woodworks.org/project-gallery/
US Vectorworks Design Scholarship for Architecture. “Nest We Grow.”
2014/5 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, nomination. “Nest We Grow.”
The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition (2014), Grand Prize. “Nest We Grow.” Client web site: newsrelease.lixil.co.jp/news/2014/070_company_1125_01.html. Contractor web site: www.e-ie-takahashi.co.jp/construct4_1.html
Exhibitions, creative work with students:
“Nest We Grow” (The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, 2014), at two LIXIL galleries in Tokyo.
“Politics on the Presidio: Portraying History in a Popular Setting” (undergraduate studio from the Fall semester of 2001) exhibited at the National Japanese American Historical Society in San Francisco, May 13 through September 15, 2002.
Publications, creative work with students:
“Nest We Grow” (The 4th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, 2014) published in
Print, authored by others about the project:
Celebrating Excellence in Wood Architecture, 2015-2016 Wood Design Award Winners (Ottawa: Canadian Wood Council, 2016) p. 322-5.
FuturArc 49 (2016 Jul-Aug) p. 32-9.
Garden Design Journal (2016 March) p. 15-9.
Toyota優活誌 44 (2015 Winter) p. 18-9, in Chinese (Taiwan); http://www.toyota.com.tw/magazines.aspx.
Wired (2015 October) p. 22 + http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2015/10/start/japanese-hanging-garden;
新假期 Weekend Weekly issue 822 (8 June 2015) p. 6-7, in Chinese.
Green [Taiwan] vol. 035 (2015 June) cover + p. 16-7, in Chinese.
Mark 56 (2015 June/July) p. 42-3;
Arquitectura Viva 174 (2015 May) p. 64-7, in Spanish.
Architect (2015 May) p. 72 + http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/detail/innovative-detail-nest-we-grow-moment-connection_o;
Le Moniteur du btp (2015 April 24) p. 11, in French;
Interni China (2015 April) p. 36-9, in Chinese;
Taiwan Architect no 484 (2015 April) p. 110-5, in Chinese;
LegnoArchitettura 19 (2015 April) cover + p. 20-7, in Italian; video included in 2016 LegnoArchitettura Forum.
Frameworks (Fall 2014) + ced.berkeley.edu/frameworks/2014/lixil-international-university-competition-nest-we-grow/;
A+U (2014 July) p. 2-3; (2015 March 2015) p. 2-3, in English;
Shinkenchiku (2014 April), p. 36; (2014 June) p. 31-2; (2015 January) p. 44-7, in Japanese;
local news in Hokkaido, Japan: Kōichi HIROSE / 広瀬浩一、「米国学生が近未来住宅 [ House from the near future by US students]」十勝帯広 [Tokachi-Obihiro] (2014 November 24) p. 25; 関根弘貴 / Hiroki SEKINE「最優秀の住宅お披露日[Unveiling of the Grand Prize House]」十勝毎日新聞 [Tokachi Daily News] (2014 November 24) p. 14; and 関根弘貴 / Hiroki SEKINE「 LIXIL 国際大学建築コンペ [LIXIL International Universities Architecture Competition], 十勝毎日新聞 [Tokachi Daily News] (2014 November 25) p. 12.
Press packages also requested for publication by Timber iQ; Viewpoint; Márgenes Arquitectura, L'Espresso.
Publications, creative work with students:
Digital only, original content, authored by others about the project:
archdaily.com/592660/nest-we-grow-college-of-environmental-design-uc-berkeley-kengo-kuma-and-associates/ (5th most popular building for the year: http://www.archdaily.com/779474/the-20-most-popular-projects-of-2015);
Home Is (Fall, 2015) no. 3 p. 35-44. http://home-is-mag.com;
http://blog.modulor.ch/architektur-aktuell/der-kreislauf-des-lebens/ html (in German);
baunetz.de/meldungen/Meldungen-Studenten_bauen_mit_Kengo_Kuma_in_Japan_4213041.html (in German);
gooood.hk/nest-we-grow.htm (in Chinese);
metalocus.es/content/en/blog/nest-we-grow-memu-meadows (in Spanish);
Also heavily reblogged (not listed).
Whiting, Sam. “Student leads way on restoring rare ‘ultimate bungalow’ that houses Sigma Phi.” San Francisco Chronicle (29 April 2014). 2013-4 Student De-Cal on Thorsen House ADA and other upgrades spun off from my 2013 Arch 160 “Introduction to Construction” class. The article was followed by a student talk at AIA-SF.
Publications, other creative work with students:
Franck, Karen, ed. AD Special issue: Architecture Timed: Designing with Time in Mind Profile no. 239, vol. 86, no. 1 (2016 January/February) p. 134. Photograph by Woranol Sattayavinij.
Raffaelli, Baires The Fast Guide to Architectural Form (Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, 2016) p. 16-7. Photograph by "Amy" Hay Mew Hwang.
Li Qingyue, n.p. Sendai Mediatheque, Zona #6, Supplement to Arbitare #054 (2010 August).
Erin Tompkins, all photos. Buntrock, Dana. “Making Small Buildings Large” Volume 34: Student Publication of the College of Design (2010).
Björn Lundquist, 38, 42 and 43; Eduardo Pintos Perez, 62; Erin Tompkins, 38, 42, 43, 55 and 60. Buntrock, Dana. Materials and Meaning in Contemporary Japanese Architecture (London: Routledge: 2010).
Jeff Gaines, p. 19; Eduardo Pintos, p. 21; Woranol Sattayavinij, p. 24. House before House, Pasajes Arquitectura y Critica no. 109 (September 2009).
Maria Carrizosa, p. 17; Ibone Santiago, p. 16; Woranol Sattayavinij, p. 17. “La Cultura Expresada a Través del Concreto,” Noticreto no. 95 (July/August 2009)
Published texts related to workshops and classes:
LaRiviere, Frank. “Architecture and Energy Workshops 2011 and 2012: Towards an integrated approach to designing buildings with low energy demand and high occupant comfort. Part 1.” JIA Bulletin (2013 July).
In English: jia-kanto.org/members/bulletin/2013/07/10b.html
In Japanese: jia-kanto.org/members/bulletin/2013/07/10a.html
“Energy Efficient Japan” Frameworks (2013 May). ced.berkeley.edu/frameworks/2013/energy-efficient-japan/
Kawashima, Norihisa. [Blog entry, 2013 January] In Japanese. 10plus1.jp/monthly/2013/01/enq-2013.php#2205
Kawashima, Norihisa. 「建築とエネルギー カリフォルニアに置けるサステナブル・デザインの動向/Architecture and Energy: The Sustainable-Design Movement in California” 建築雑誌/Journal of Architecture and Building Science 128:1644 (2013 April) 34-7. In Japanese.
Lueck, Ben. “Endangered in Berkeley,” Clog (February, 2013). p. 68-9. From Arch 269 “Renovation & Reuse” 2012 Fall.
Gasser, Dan. “Architect/Artisan Collaboration,” ArcCA: The Journal of the American Institute of Architects, California Council, February 2012. http://aiacc.org/2012/02/16/architectartisan-collaboration/
Arroyo, Paz et al. “California Prefab: Market Report,” ArcCA: The Journal of the American Institute of Architects, California Council 11:2 (2011) p. -3.
El-Husseiny, Momen. (Book review) Journal of Architectural Education 62: 3(2009 February) p. 90-2
Reiner, Tom. “Design for Innovation through Fabrication” Connector 8:1 (Spring 2004) p. 10.
Padgett, Brian. “Off-site Fabrication: Opportunities and Evils” ArcCA: The Journal of the American Institute of Architects, California Council 03:1 (2003) p. 29-30.
Teaching-related funding and support:
Instructional Mini-grant, honoraria for Chris Downey to speak to Arch 260 (2010).
Instructional Improvement Grant, $4000 for “best practices manual” for CCM router in our shop (2008).
Instructional Mini-grant, $853 for “Personal Protection Equipment” (hardhats, safety glasses and orange vests) to be used by students (2008).
Instructional Mini-grant, honoraria to speakers from the office of Frank Gehry, to speak to ARCH 264 (2008).
Equipment Purchase Minigrant, $1175 for plasma cutter (2008).
Committee on Teaching Grant, $3500 for adding materials on Japanese architecture to our Visual Resources Library, linked to ARCH 265 (2005).
Instructional Technology Minigrant, $1000 for a subscription to Inventables. Linked specifically to ARCH 160, Introduction to Construction (2005).
Presidential Chair Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, Included $2000 funding for teaching initiatives (2003-2004).
ACSA Robert Taylor Grant for Faculty Development, $1000 to add “Japanese Craft and Construction” to the University catalog (2003).
P.I., Committee on Teaching $1000 grant for support of Arch 152: “Introduction to Construction” (2002).
Member, working group, “Reintegrating Architectural, Urban Design, and Planning Theory and Practice in Design Education,” $65,000 from the Graham Foundation for four semesters integrated coursework at Washington University and the University of Illinois at Chicago (2000).
P.I. Special Bachelor of Arts lecture series, University of Illinois at Chicago, privately funded lecture series ($5000) supported eleven speakers discussing architecture as a discipline (1996).
Member, teaching team. City Design Center-funded studio ($25,000), University of Illinois at Chicago (1995).
Fulbright Specialist Roster Candidate. (2016 January- 2021 January).
Juror, The 7h LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, 2017).
Juror, The 6th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, 2016). Comments published in Shinkenchiku (2016 February) p. 20-1 and A+U 545 (2016 February) p. 2-3.
Juror, The 5th LIXIL International University Architectural Competition, 2015). Comments published in Shinkenchiku (2015 January) p. 48-9 and A+U 534 (2015 February) p. 2-3.
Reviewer. Architecture and City Planning peer review panel, Fulbright Scholar Program, Institute of International Education (2011-3)
Juror. American Institute of Architects (AIA) Tokyo Chapter Awards (2007).
Interviewer. U.S.-bound Fulbright M.B.A. applicants, in Tokyo (2007).
Member. Architect Screening and Selection Committees, Berkeley Art Museum (2004-2006).
Member. Alumni Society Board of Governors, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan (1997-2000, 2000-2003).
Nominee. ACSA pool for NAAB accreditation review teams (1999-2003). Member, University of Oklahoma accreditation team (2000 February).
Topic Co-chair. “Technology and Quality of Life,” ACSA International Meeting (2000).
Judge. Newhouse Architecture Competition. High school competition held with the Chicago Public School District (1999).
Fellow. Honors College, University of Illinois at Chicago (1994-2000). Closely supervised 4-6 undergraduate students each term.
Student interviewer, Honors College, University of Illinois at Chicago (1996, 1997 and 1999). Interviewing students with an eye to helping select those who would receive full-tuition scholarships as an incentive to attend University of Illinois at Chicago.
Co-editor. Reviews (Fall 1995). Published twice yearly, Reviews was a chronicle of faculty and student work.
Slide donations: over 900 slides to the University of Illinois at Chicago slide library (1994-2000), over 1200 slides to the University of California, Berkeley Visual Resources Library (2000-today), and contributions to the Australian Architecture Electronic Gallery (2002).
The Committee to Promote Preservation of Myonichikan (by F. L. Wright). Translation services, photography and general support (1991-1994).
Tau Sigma Delta, Honorary Fraternity, the University of Michigan (1987-1988). Revived the Tau Sigma Delta lecture series, enticing Peter Eisenman with 50-yard-line tickets to the OSU-Michigan game.
Southeast Alaska Section, AIA. Secretary/Treasurer (1985) & Committee Chair, Statewide Convention Committee (1983).
Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review (2010-2014)
Journal of Architectural Education (1999-2002).
Architecture and City Planning peer review panel, Fulbright Scholar Program, Institute of International Education (2011-)
Architectural Theory Review
Building Research & Information
Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts
Journal of Architectural Education
The Journal of Architecture
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
International Union of Architects / l' Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA) 2011 TOKYO
Promotion and Tenure Reviews
Illinois Institute of Technology
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Pennsylvania
University of Utah