Junko Yamamoto

Critic - Architecture

Junko Yamamoto, a co-founder of iVY Design Associates, is a licensed architect in Japan and the US and a registered LEED Accredited Professional. She holds an Architecture diploma from Kyoto Architectural College, a BArch degree with distinction from the Boston Architectural College and a MArch II degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design. She has been practicing since 2005, playing a key role in the design and construction of numerous projects, including those for MIT and Harvard University and commercial and residential buildings. She has also undertaken multiple independent commissions in the US and Japan. In parallel with her professional design practice, Yamamoto works as an artist. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally in various juried exhibitions and awarded and featured in multiple publications. Expanding her practice in art and architecture, she has assisted courses at GSD and taught at the BAC and Roger Williams University.

Fall 2022

  • ARCH-2196-10 Thesis Sem: Navigating The Creative Process

Spring 2023

  • ARCH-2198-10 Thesis Project