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Masahiro Uchida​​

First-class architect

Nagano Prefecture Wooden House Earthquake Resistance Inspector

Existing Housing Condition Survey Technician

Type 2 Electrical Engineer


2013.03: Graduated from the Department of Architecture, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University

2013.04 - 2015.03: Enrolled in the Master's Program in Architecture at the Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University. Belonging to the Haruhiko Goto Laboratory in the Urban Planning Department, he has been involved in urban development in over 20 local areas across the country, including Kijimadaira Village in Nagano Prefecture, Ojiya City in Niigata Prefecture, Kami Town in Miyagi Prefecture, and Sumoto City in Hyogo Prefecture.

2015.03: Completed Master's course in Architecture at the Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University


2015.04 - 2022.08: Takenaka Corporation Development Planning Division, involved in urban redevelopment of commercial and office spaces

2019.04 - 2021.03: Worked at the Japan Urban Development Corporation (seconded), where he was involved in providing financial support and financing for urban redevelopment projects in regional areas.

2022.04 - Present: Regional Revitalization Cooperation Volunteer, Hara Village, Nagano Prefecture, in charge of promoting "Japan's Most Beautiful Village"

2022.08 - Present: Participated in Tetsuki Nakakura Architects and Urban Design Co., Ltd. Started an office renovation project in Nagano Prefecture


2023.09: Hara Junior High School, Manabu Haramura (Lecturer)

2023.03: Hara Junior High School Welcome Seniors

2023.02: Sustainable Brands International Conference 2023, Marunouchi, Tokyo - OPEN SEMINAR "RECENTER & ACCELERATE" in "Japan's Most Beautiful Village"

2022.12: Haruhiko Goto Laboratory, Waseda University

2022.12: Nagano Prefecture-sponsored Paradise Shinshu Immigration Seminar Osaka Venue

2022.01: Waseda Urban Planning Forum

Awards and publications

2023.08: Article on "Community Development Internship" published in Shinano Mainichi Shimbun and Nagano Nippo

2023.08: Article published in Shinano Mainichi Shimbun "Development of new products using Sakiori"

2023.07: Contribution to the "Regional Revitalization Volunteer Relay Essay" in the quarterly issue of Japan's Most Beautiful Villages 2023 Summer

2023.01: Article about activities in Ojiya City, Niigata Prefecture posted on the Japan Tourism Agency's "Second Hometown Project" website and social media

2022.11: Article published in Shinano Mainichi Shimbun and Nagano Nippo on "Developing a cocktail menu using seaberry in collaboration with local producers"

2019.12: Featured in the January 2020 issue of Shinkenchiku, a large commercial and office complex in the city center

2015.07: Master's thesis "Considerations on Long Trails as a Town Development Method" published in the Official Book of Tokyo Architecture Collection 2015

2015.03: Won the Master's Thesis Award at the Tokyo Architecture Collection 2015. Held a public presentation as a finalist.

2014.10: U30 Urban Design Competition "Dogo Onsen - Regeneration and Development of Moving Landscapes" Grand Prize. Work title: "Dogo Roku Monogatari"

2014.09: Academic lecture at the Architectural Institute of Japan Annual Meeting. Graduation thesis: "Research on support systems for the continued use of unused land by non-landowners."

2013.08: Participated in the Taiwan International Workshop as part of a Waseda University team, proposing urban development in Taipei. Published in the official book.

2011.10: Selected as one of the 100 best in the 2011 New Architects Competition. Title of work: "Okano Elementary School, creating diverse encounters."

Many other publications in newspapers etc.

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