Takashi Honzawa

Takashi Honzawa

New York, NY, US



M.Arch 2022 Candidate at Columbia University, GSAPP


Columbia University, GSAPP, New York, Research Assistant

- Assisted Prof. Puigjaner with research on new urban typology of communal cooking infrastructures in Lima, Mexico City and Tokyo.

- Wrote research articles on Children’s Kitchen in Tokyo for a publication.
Designed a booklet to be submitted to the research committee at Columbia University GSAPP.

- Produced detailed drawings of three Children’s Kitchens and the urban fabric of Tokyo.

- Collected, analyzed and visualized geospatial and demographic data of Tokyo as maps, timelines and diagrams.

- Conducted interviews with owners, stakeholders and architects of Children’s Kitchens.

Jun 2020 - Sep 2020

RNT Architects, San Diego, CA, US, Designer

- Developed design and construction details for a middle school campus project in the construction administration phase.

- Reviewed construction documents such as RFI, ASI, submittals, and revised shop drawings.

- Served as a point of contact at the office for the middle school project and facilitated communications with consultants and contractors.

- Managed incoming and outgoing construction documents for the middle school project.

- Created a brochure for a new school campus in San Diego, presenting the development of the project from initial conception to the completion of the project.

Oct 2018 - Aug 2019

Aoki Shigeru Architect and Associates, Tokyo, JP, Intern

- Developed alternative design solutions, digital models and design details for the refurbishment and conversion of an apartment into a mix-use building (commercial + residential) in Tokyo.

- Created drawings, renderings, presentation graphics and digital models for several projects.

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA, Tokyo, JP, Intern

- Drafted building details and other architectural drawings.

- Produced physical models for several projects.

- Created drawings, renderings, presentation graphics and digital models for several projects.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2019 - current

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Sep 2016 - Jun 2018

Diablo Valley College, New York, IGETC with Architecture Courses

Jun 2014 - May 2016


Dean's Honor List for 4 Quarters at UCLA, Honorable Mention

Listed for Dean's Honor List for 4 Quarters


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