Bachelor of Engineering, Kyoto University, 1971. Master of Engineering, Kyoto University, 1974. Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University, 1993.
Assistant lecturer, Kyoto U., 1976-1993;
associate professor department environmental system engineering, Ritsumeikan U., Kyoto, 1993-1998;
professor, Ritsumeikan U., Kyoto, since 1998. Chairman Board Scenic Assessment, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, 1994-1998. Member committee Board for Scenic Control, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, since 1993, chairman, since 1997.
Consultant department scenery Kyoto Municipal Government, Kyoto, 1993-1996. Lecturer Catherine Grout seminar, Strasbourg, France, 1997.
Member Architectural Institute Japan (1st prize of annual design competition 1984), Japan Urban Design Institute, City Planning Institute Japan.
Married Yoshiko Oyabu, March 28, 1976. Children: Mayu, Motoi.