Mirai Morita

Ms Mirai Morita


School of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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.



  • Appointments

    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 Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Japanese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    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
  • Research Interests

  • Books

    Year Citation
    2003 Sorkin, M. (2003). Starting from Zero Reconstructing Downtown New York. Psychology Press.
  • Book Chapters

    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.
    - Authors: Morita M, Bartsch P, Town H, Zahidi NIM. Title: Clare Valley Theatre. Description: N/A. Extent: N/A.
  • Presentations

    Year Citation
    - Morita, M. (n.d.). EXPANDING.
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134588
  • Email: mirai.morita@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Horace Lamb, floor 4
  • Org Unit: Architecture and Landscape Architecture

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