School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Mirai is a curious, determined, motivated educator and designer working with the belief that spaces will enable people that living conditions do change and shape who you are and that space makes a difference to a person. Mirai is a Japanese native who joined Adelaide University as a Lecturer in 2013. Educated in the United States, she has continued to traverse the globe working on architecture projects of various scales and distinctions, having worked at OMA and Atelier Bow-Wow designing large scale masterplans, commercial/cultural projects, residential projects and small-scale exhibitions. With her experience of working with great talents around the world, she brings a set of ideas and skills eager to put to practice towards creating beautiful and intriguing moments by in hopes that our collaborative knowledge and experience may work to improve the lives of each other.
Date Position Institution name 2016 - 2017 Project Leader Office for Metropolitan Architecture 2013 - ongoing lecturer university of adelaide 2013 - 2009 Architecture staff Atelier Bow-Wow 2008 - 2009 Architect Asymptote Architecture 2007 - 2008 Architect Office for Metropolitan Architecture 2006 - 2006 Design Staff INABA Projects 2005 - 2006 Design Staff Xefirotarch 2002 - 2004 Design Staff Michael Sorkin Studio
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Japanese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title southern california institute of architecture usa masters in architecture north carolina state university usa bachelor of environmental design in architecture
Year Citation 2003 Sorkin, M. (2003). Starting from Zero Reconstructing Downtown New York. Psychology Press.
Year Citation 2013 Morita, M., & Lacoudre, I. (2013). Exploring Atelier Bow-Wow. In A. Segal, C. Castagnet, D. Berakha, & I. Kenigsberg (Eds.), Labor (Vol. 2, pp. 86-95). Argentina: revistalabor.
Original Creative Works
Year Citation 2022 Authors: Morita M. Title: PANORAMA. Description: N/A. Extent: Slides presentation 37 pages.
2021 Authors: Morita M, Bartsch P, Town H, Zahidi NIM. Title: Clare Valley Theatre. Description: N/A. Extent: Slides presentation 34 pages, and physical model photo.
2019 Authors: Morita M. Title: Paper. Description: Two different types of paper hangs in space. This simple gesture of hanging paper is giving the opportunity for paper to express the subtle nature of the being.. Extent: approx. dimension: (L)6.5m x (W)2.1m x (H)2.4m. Material: Aluminium Angle, plotter paper, Shoji paper. 2017 Authors: Morita M, Chua S, Chue L, Koh B. Title: Hair Lab. Description: N/A. Extent: Four A2 landscape panels. 2016 Authors: Morita M. Title: Sun Room Art Studio. Description: N/A. Extent: 4000 x 6300 x 3000. 2015 Authors: Morita M. Title: Tombstone. Description: N/A. Extent: 1740 x 1690 x 1561.
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