Takeshi Hayatsu (BA AA Dipl RIBA) is a qualified architect practicing in London. He studied architecture at Musashino Art University in Tokyo and at the Architectural Association in London. Takeshi worked at David Chipperfield Architects and Haworth Tompkins before joining 6a architects in 2005, where he is a director.
He was a project architect for the new contemporary art centre Raven Row in Spitalfield and the South London Gallery in Peckham. Through his work he has gained experience and interest in working with historic buildings. Takeshi has lectured at many architectural schools including Chelsea College of Art, Bartlett and Architectural Association. He has taught at Cardiff University and Diploma technology course at Kingston University. He currently teaches an undergraduate studio at Kingston University. His research interest focuses on craft, material and traditional building techniques.