Hidetoshi Ohno


Hidetoshi Ohno is Emeritus Professor at the University of Tokyo and the principal of architectural firm APL design workshop. He has designed numerous architectural works and has been awarded major prizes. He published ‘Fibercity Tokyo 2050’ in 2006, which was welcomed with widespread international debates. In the updated publication in 2016 ‘Fiber City, A Vision for Cities in the Age of Shrinkage’, he proposes a new theory of urbanism for shrinking cities in the post-industrial era, connecting ‘fiber units’ in the city to redesign the information, transportation, and industrial networks, as well as the landscape.