The Advanced Design Studies Program (T_ADS) at The University of Tokyo’s Department of Architecture is an advanced research and education laboratory which is composed of a series of smaller sub-units. These sub-units include:

  • Digital Fabrication Lab (DFL), which researches computation and fabrication,
  • Sustainable Prototyping Lab (SPL), which researches material sustainability in an urban context, and
  • Media Initiative Lab (MIL), which researches theories of architecture and manages program publications.


TーADS logo by Jan Vranovsky.