Satoshi Teshima


Traditional lecture-style teaching – the mainstay of any undergraduate course – has been shown to produce higher failure rates than active learning techniques. The challenge for architects like Satoshi Teshima is to reimagine the physical space of the university that has for so long been designed around dated technologies and learning modalities.

As Design Principal at HGA Architects and Engineers, Teshima infuses campuses and hospitals with innovative structures that are designed to foster collaboration, active learning and community while remaining flexible enough to keep pace with the changing demands of technology and the sustainable systems that will carry them into the future.

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