Tateo Nakajima


Tateo Nakajima is a Director of Arup, an international firm of designers, planners and consultants working across all aspects of the built environment.

Building on formal training and early career in violin performance and conducting, Tateo is an internationally recognized leader in the design and planning of cultural venues and developments. He has lead projects around the world, working with many of the highest profile architecture and design practices, and with some of the most influential artists and music ensembles today. He has had overall design and management responsibility for projects ranging from concert halls and opera houses to pop entertainment venues, museums, immersive experiences, and arts, culture & entertainment districts.

Prior to joining Arup, Tateo was a Partner and Principal Designer with Artec Consultants Inc, working on the venue/theatre planning and auditorium acoustics aspects of acclaimed projects worldwide.