• © 2017 Olafur Eliasson
  •  Recipient of the Twelfth Obayashi Prize (2022)
  • Obayashi Foundation Research Program 2021

ABOUTAbout the Obayashi Foundation

Urban development that enriches people's lives requires study of city structures, functions, cultures, and environments. We established the Obayashi Foundation in the belief that focused private-sector support for such research is essential.

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We support original research into urban planning, landscapes, environments, transport systems, architectural history, culture, and policies. We also support artistic studies on city-based themes.