YAGUCHI, Tetsuya

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YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
Waseda University
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Job title


Tetsuya Yaguchi has 20 years of professional experience as an architect/ urban designer working on a wide range of projects for private and public clients. He has project experience in the United States, Asia, and Middle East countries. Mr. Yaguchi’s work includes large-scale land planning, urban and waterfront planning, downtown revitalization, campus planning and design, regional land use planning and site-specific design for urban streets, plazas, parks, and housing.
Mr. Yaguchi currently holds an academic position at Waseda University and conduct theoretical research and urban design exercises that focus on sustaining and enhancing built environment through understanding physical, social, ecological and technological underlying system of the cities as a whole.
Mr. Yaguchi is a registered architect in Japan and California.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Jun 2008
Apr 2016
Associate Principal, Building + Places, EDAW (Now AECOM)
Jun 2003
Jun 2008
BMS Design Group(now Page)
Jul 2002
Jun 2003
Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz Architects
Apr 1995
Jul 2001
Architecture Design Dept, Kajima Corp.


Sep 2001
Dec 2002
Master of Urban Design, 環境デザイン学部, University of California at Berkeley
Apr 1993
Mar 1995
Department of Built Environment, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Apr 1989
Mar 1993
Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Science

Awards & Honors

May 2013
PCBC Gold Nugget Award, PCBC
Winner: AECOM San Francisco Office
Pavilion @ Utica Junction, Roseville, Mi, Roseville Downtown Development Authority

Published Papers

Relationship Building among Shoppers at Mobile Stores as a Part of Railroad Campanies' Community Service ― A Case Study of Keio Hotto Network ―
NEMOTO, Yuki, YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Sep 2018
Evaluation Structure and Graphic Simulation of Lighting Layout along a Pedestrian path in a Park
NAKAMURA, Yusuke, YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Aug 2018
The Inluence on Waiting and Seating Behavior by Spatial Centrality, Connectivity and Physical Elements of Streets - In a case of Shibuya Center Street and the Surroundings
KANEKO Ryosuke, YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Aug 2018
The Image Structure of the City on Social Networking Service - Spatial Distribution of the Images on Fricker and Similarity Evaluation of the Contents -
   Aug 2018
Understanding the Impact of Compact City Promotion on Realization of City Cener Concentration −An Analysis of Multi Core Compact City Concept Guided by Newly Introduced Goverment Regulation−
OMORI Kentaro, YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Aug 2018


San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center LRDP
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Jan 2014
Taking Down Freeway to Reconnect Neighborhood
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
Urbanist      Jun 2013
4th and King Street Railyards
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
   Dec 2012

Conference Activities & Talks

Large Scale Urban Design Practice Focusing on Sustainability - A Case Study of Qingdao Blue Silicon Valley Core Area, Shandong, China
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
ISAIA   Sep 2016   
The Programming of Office Enviroments Based on the Work Pattern, Part 1
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
Sep 1995   
Structural Analysis on Users Satisfaction (Pre and Post Evaluation) : Part 2 Structural Analysis on Users Satisfaction
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya
Sep 1993   


Y City Waterfront Master Plan
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   Jul 2018
Thousand Island Master Plan
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   Aug 2017
Pingfu Agri Master Plan
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   Dec 2016
SFVAMC Long-Range Development Plan Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2013 - 2014
Qingdao Blue Silicon Valley CBD, Qingdao, China
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2013 - 2014
Forest City, Pier 70 Master Plan and Sustainability Plan, San Francisco, CA
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2011 - 2014
Downtown Oakland Development Feasibility and Community Benefits Analysis
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2012 - 2013
Ciadade da Copa Masterplan, Recife, Brazil
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2011 - 2013
Greentown Xintai New Town, Xintai, China
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2011
Greentown Wuxi Li Lake New Town Concept Plan, Wuxi, China
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2011
Visitation Valley Transit Oriented Development, San Francisco, CA
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2010 - 2013
BMW Oracle Racing Team, America’s Cup, San Francisco
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2011
Transit Center District Plan + 4th/King Railyards Study, San Francisco
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2010
King Abdullah Economic City Affordable Housing Community Master Plan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2009
UC Davis Medical Center LRDP, Davis, California
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2008
Makkah Gate Master Plan, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2008
San Leandro TOD, San Leandro, California
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2007
UC San Diego Revelle/Muir Neighborhood Planning Study, San Diego, California
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2007
West Alameda Streetscape, West Alameda, California
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2004
Warm Springs BART Area Specific Plan, Fremont, California
YAGUCHI, Tetsuya   Artistic Activity   2003