Masashi Kajita
  • Philip de Langes Allé 10, Bygning 68. Indgang C+D

    1435 København K

    Denmark

20082021

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Curriculum vitae

Masashi Kajita, Ph.D., Architect MAA is Associate Professor at the Institute of Architecture and Design. He is co-founder of Bureaus, a platform for spatial research, design and strategies. Aiming to promote the realization of inclusive built environment and the architecture of enjoyment, his research focuses on three main strands: body, material, space in architecture. A current and related series of design research projects study the idea of spatial inclusiveness through the discourse on architecture and body-centric space; use matters and material practice; the standardised human body and non-compliant bodies; architectural details and strategy; as well as the city and the interiority of space. He was formerly a senior lecturer in architecture at University of East London, researcher at Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University and Visiting Scholar at the Royal College of Art, UK. He has practiced architecture and interior design in London and Copenhagen and has taught architecture since 2005.

Education/Academic qualification

Architecture, Ph.D

… → 2014

Architecture & Interior, MA, Royal College of Art

… → 2005

Architecture , BSc (Hons) , School of Architecture and the Visual Arts, University of East London

… → 2001

Research area

  • Architecture
  • Disability
  • Body
  • Material
  • Space
  • Process and method
  • Architectural Representation
  • Design Ethnography
  • Inclusive Design
  • Interdisciplinary design processes
  • Materials
  • Material Space
  • Spatial Practice
  • City
  • Dwelling
  • Social Inclusion