Dick Olango

Dick Olango

Tokyo, JP



Dick Olango is a Kenyan Architect with a Japanese Architect’s license, who holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Department of Architecture of Tokyo Metropolitan University, and recently completed an Executive Education program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He gained professional experience working for various firms in Japan, including renowned firms, Architecture-lab and Honda Architecture Studio and served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Nippon Engineering College in Hachioji, Japan. His designs include residential projects, commercial complex and interior design. He is the Principal Architect at AOAD an architectural firm in Tokyo collaborating with firms in Japan and in Kenya.



van der Architects Japan, Designer

Cooperate design office which entailed work from concepting to detailed design. Project management was also key as one designer made responsible for closing of project.

Apr 2004 - Aug 2006


Harvard University, Emergency Dept design

Studies upcoming technologies that facilitate good design.

Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

Tokyo Metropolitan University, BArch, Architecture

Architecture emphasis on Housing design

Apr 2003 - Mar 2004

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