Intensity of architecture: lecture of Satoshi Okada at the Berlage Institute, 27 March 2012, 19:00.
Satoshi Okada is the principal of Satoshi Okada Architects founded in Tokyo in 1995. He completed graduate studies in architecture at Columbia University and received his PhD from Waseda University in 1993. His built work has been widely published in internationally renown publications. In 2009, his first monograph was released from Electa architettura with an introduction by Francesco Dal Co. He has won several international prizes and awards; Dedalo Minosse International Prize (Grand-prix, Italy 2006), the International Architecture Design Award (Grand-prix, Russia 2006), The International Architecture Award (USA 2007, 2008, 2010), Design for Asia Award (Gold Award, Hong Kong 2009), and Perspective Awards (Hong Kong 2011). He is also a Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture at Chiba University and a research fellow at the Toyota Foundation. Since 2010, he is also a visiting professor at IUAV in Venice. He regularly publishes writings, and lectures at major academies and institutions around the world.