Event report: “Hack My City” — Connecting the Urban Scales from XS to XL

Essay100Banch, Tokyo ・ March 13, 2018

In March 2018, some of my colleagues and I had an opportunity to invite some of the most prominent practitioners in the field of urban community planning in Japan to our one-day event “Hack my City”. The... Keep Reading →

Urbanist MeetUp Tokyo: Examining the role of “urbanists” in improving urban life in Tokyo

Essay100Banch, Tokyo ・ December 12, 2017

Last year, I organized an “Urbanist Meetup Tokyo”, and this post aims to discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration among the people who understand urbanity and love the cities we live in... Keep Reading →

Design sprints for sustainable development goals: a recap from Global Goals Jam 2017 #Tokyo

Essay100Banch, Tokyo ・ September 17, 2017

On 16th-17th September 2017, I had the honor of hosting the first edition of the #GlobalGoalsJam — we invited various professionals, designers, creators, and students from more than 10 countries to share... Keep Reading →