January 4, 1961
Takashi Morohashi founded Universal Design (First-class architect office)
January 22, 1962
Takashi Morohashi established Universal Design Inc.
February 15, 1962
Opened Tokyo Office
November 1, 1979
Renamed the Universal Design Office Inc.
December 1, 1998
Opened Saitama Office
March 28, 2007
Opened Chiba Office
October 18, 2010
Opened Shanghai Office and founded a local subsidiary
December 1, 2011
Opened Tohoku Office, East Japan Division
July 1, 2013
Opened Fukushima Office, East Japan Division
April 1, 2014
Opened Osaka Office, West Japan Division
January 5, 2015
Reorganized Tokyo Office to Tokyo Regional Division
April 1, 2015
Opened Nara Training Center (Matsunoi-so)
February 2, 2016
Opened Fukuoka Office
May 1, 2016
Opened Kanazawa Office
March 1, 2017
Reorganized Fukuoka Office to Kyushu Division
September 8, 2018
Opened Okinawa Office

Founder and Portfolio

創業者 師橋 孝

Takashi Morohashi, Founder

創業者 師橋 孝 代表作品

One of Takashi Morohashi’s masterpieces: Society of Mary Mariyayama Abbey


One of Takashi Morohashi’s works: Sagamihara City’s Yaguchi Elementary School

History of Our Head Office


Development Stage

Old Head Office Building in 1960s


Growth Stage

Old Head Office Building in 1987



Today’s Head Office completed in 2011