Eime Tobari qualified as an architect in Japan in 2002 and has extensive research experience in architecture and sociology. Her academic interest primarily lies in relationships between individuals and society through social networks and use of spaces. She obtained her first PhD in Engineering (Architecture) in 2003 in Japan and her second one in Sociology from the University of Greenwich in 2011.
Prior to joining Space Syntax, Eime worked in the Residential Research team at CB Richard Ellis. She gained an understanding of the property values and demography in various cities and towns across the UK. Eime joined Space Syntax in November 2007 as a design consultant. She became an Associate Director in 2014. She has international project experience at both the building and urban scales. Her involvement includes Hillingdon Hospital, the Natural History Museum and Imperial College. At the urban scale, she has developed an extensive knowledge of different areas in London through projects including Camden Canal Market, Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, Covent Garden, Broadgate and BBC Television Centre. She has also contributed to large scale masterplanning projects including Shahaat in Libya and Londonderry in Northern Ireland. Eime is a member of the marketing team at Space Syntax and is helping to increase the Company’s profile in a range of markets.