Utako Tanebe

Utako Tanebe

Cleveland, OH, US



A graduate of the Master of Architecture program of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design at the University of Toronto. Academic training and professional experiences in civil engineering and architecture. Bilingual in Japanese and English with work experiences in the US, Canada, Japan, China, UK and Morroco. An avid equestrian with over 25 years experience with horses. 



DLR Group | Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland, OH, US, Architect, Senior Associate

Oct 2016 - current

Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland, Intern Architect

Sep 2013 - Sep 2016

Utile, Inc., Boston, MA, US, Architectural Designer

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Designing Ecological Tourism (D.E.T.) Lab, Toronto, ON, CA, Research Assistant

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Kajima Build and Design Group, Tokyo, JP, Architectural Intern

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Architectural Studies with Honours

Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006


AIA Cleveland Emerging Architect Award, Award


AIA Cleveland Activism Award, Award


Progressive Architecture Citation, Award

Ain Nsissa Eco Tourism Facilities with Prof. Aziza Chouni


ACSA Collaborative Practice, Award

AIN NSISSA PROJECT: Developing a New Model of Desert Ecotourism & Nature Reserve for Morocco with Prof. Aziza Chaouni


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