Dr. Iwao Takahashi’s Research Interests are architectural language theory, sustainable architecture, building information modeling process, and design simulation via virtual reality. His teaching emphasizes the integration of architectural theory and practice through knowledge management with Peirce’s pragmatism philosophy, and sustainable design implementation.

Currently, he serves as an adjunct faculty member at Texas State University, Lone Star College, and Houston Community College, U.S.A. He teaches Architecture and Interior Design courses. He received a Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture) from Hosei University (Japan) in 1981, and a Master of Engineering in Architecture from Nihon University, Graduate School of Science & Technology (Japan) in 1996 He attained a Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University, U.S.A. in 2013 He is a licensed architect in Japan and practiced architectural design in Tokyo prior to pursuing his doctoral degree.