Instructor | DesignBuildBLUFF, The University of Utah
Born in Nagoya, Japan, she studied architecture and received her Master of Architecture from the Kobe University. She worked with Kinya Maruyama on design-build workshops for several years before joining DesignBuildBLUFF. Hiroko Yamamoto is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah and runs the DesignBuildBLUFF program in partnership with her husband Atsushi Yamamoto.
Her research focuses on the hands-on program as architectural education and the influence on the local community. Also, she focuses on the regional building materials and methods including earthen building techniques.