Takashi Shinozaki was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1968. In 1996 he received a MA in architecture at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. In 1996 he worked for Power Unit Studio (Kei'ichi Irie Architects), Tokyo, JAPAN. In 1997 he established *studio [asterisk studio] in Tokyo, JAPAN. In 2002-3 he was a research associate at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Shinozaki has exhibited in italy germany and japan.