Visiting Japanese scholar researching
medical facility design at Texas A&M


Kazuhiko Okamoto, a visiting scholar from Japan, will be researching medical facilities design at Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture during an 18-month fellowship from the Japanese government and the Kajima Corporation.

Okamoto is an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Architecture and has been involved in the design of a number of hospital facilities.

He began teaching at the University of Tokyo after working for Okada and Associates in Tokyo.

Okamoto supervises theses of Ph.D., masters and undergraduate students, especially those studying medical facility design, and he teaches architectural design to undergraduates.

He earned a Ph.D. in 2000, a Master of Architecture degree in 1996 and a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1994, all from the University of Tokyo.

A member of Global University Programs in Healthcare Architecture, Okamoto was in charge of organizing the group’s 2007 meeting in Tokyo. He has also been a consultant to the World Health Organization since 2005.

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Kazuhiko Okamoto

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