Hideto Chijiwa, Deakin graduate and project leader at Sou Fujimoto Architects, was presented with the “2016 Deakin Young Alumni of the Year Award” for his outstanding service to his profession and community. Find out more about Hideto in the video above or open it in Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/embed/Mz3gOR0Q2Es

In T2 Hideto was a special guest lecturer as part of the School’s ‘Real Lecture Series’. More than 100 students, staff and industry members came along to hear about his experience and thoughts on architecture since leaving Deakin. Hideto plays a leading role in international and competition projects in Sou Fujimoto’s office and presented on the topic of “Immersive approach to Architecture; from Tokyo to Budapest”.

Young Alumni of the Year: Mr Hideto Chijiwa
Position: Architect
Employer: Sou Fujimoto Architects, Tokyo
Degrees: Master of Architecture (Design) – 2008 (Geelong Waterfront Campus),
Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) – 2008 (Geelong Waterfront Campus)

The School also congratulates Allan Frederick Willingham the Deakin 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner for his outstanding achievements throughout his career.

For more information on the Deakin University Alumni Awards visit www.deakin.edu.au/alumni