Tom Heneghan is Professor of Architectural Design at Tokyo University of the Arts. From 2001-9 he was Chair of Architecture at the University of Sydney, and from 1976-89 was a Unit Master at the AA School, London. In 1990, Heneghan was commissioned by Arata Isozaki to design a project as part of the Kumamoto Art Polis programme in southern Japan, and he opened his Tokyo office - the ‘Architecture Factory’. For the completed project Heneghan was awarded the 1994 ‘Gakkai Shoh’ - the premier award of the Architectural Institute of Japan. For his 2002 ‘Forest Park Adatara’ in Fukushima he received a National Award of the Japanese Government for Public Architecture in the Environment. His works were included in the Japanese Pavilion at the 1996 Milan Triennale, and in the Australian Pavilion at the 2008 Venice Biennale.