Mitgründerin des japanischen Architektur-Studios Atelier Bow-Wow. 2018 Kuratorin des Japanischen Pavillons auf der 16. Architekturbiennale in Venedig.
*1969 in Tokyo; Studium an der Japan Women's University, am Tokyo Institute of Technology und an der ETH Zürich; 1992 Gründung des Atelier Bow-Wow gemeinsam mit Yoshiharu Tsukamoto; 2000 - 2009 Assistenzprofessorin an der Universität Tsukuba; Gastprofessuren weltweit; seit 2017 Professorin an der ETH Zürich für Architectural Behaviorology.
Ein Vortrag im Rahmen von der Ausstellung Atlas Studio -- How to Disappear
Momoyo Kaijima (b.1969, Tokyo, Japan) graduated from the Faculty of Domestic Science at Japan Women’s University in 1991. She founded Atelier Bow-Wow with Yoshiharu Tsukamoto in 1992. In 1994 she received her master degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. During 1996-1997 she was a guest student with scholarship from Switzerland at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETHZ). In 2000 she completed her post-graduate program at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. She served as an assistant professor at the Art and Design School of the University of Tsukuba since 2000, and as an associate professor since 2009. In 2012 she received the RIBA International Fellowship. From 2017 she has been serving as a Professor of Architectural Behaviorology at ETHZ. She taught at Harvard GSD (2003, 2016), guest professor at ETHZ (2005-07), as well as at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (2011-12), Rice University (2014-15), Delft University of Technology (2015-16), and Columbia University (2017). While engaging in design projects for houses, public buildings and station plazas, she has conducted numerous investigations of the city through architecture such as Made in Tokyo and Pet Architecture. She was the curator of Japan Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.