Takako Tajima is Principal of Bureau EAST. Bureau EAST’s Fez river rehabilitation project won the 2008 Holcim Gold Award in Sustainable Construction and the 2009 EDRA best places award.
Takako Tajima studied architecture at Carnegie Mellon University and Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Urban Planning from the GSD.
Her work in landscape architecture includes the landscape master plan for San Bernardino Valley College and a proposal for an ecotourism and agritourism resort outside Shanghai, China, which was awarded an ASLA Professional Honor Award. She has also worked for Reed Hilderbrand and Associates in Watertown Massachusetts, developing exhibition materials for a project in collaboration with Tadao Ando and for Davis + Gannon Architecture contributing to projects such as the Pittsburgh Glass Center which was awarded LEED Gold.