AIJ Prizes 2009

The Grand Prize of AIJ 2009
Grand prizes are presented to individual members whose achievements contribute to the advancement of architecture and building engineering.

Contribution to development of structural engineering and internationalization of architectural education
SHIBATA Takuji, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University / Former President, Hokkaido Institute of Technology

Contributions to the study of the history of European architecture and to the development of architecture and town reform in Kyushu
HORIUCHI Kiyoharu, Professor Emeritus, Kumamoto University

The Prize of AIJ 2009
The prizes of AIJ are presented to individual members for remarkable achievements made in the categories of research theses, architectural design, building engineering and specific contributions in architecture (e.g., town development, preservation of old architecture, technical development).

Research Theses Division

A Series of Studies on Role of Plastic Flow in Plastic Buckling of Steel Plates
INOUE Tetsuro, Professor, University of Tsukuba

Research on the evaluation of daylighting performance based on visual comfort
IWATA Toshie, Professor, Tokai University

Serial Study on Prediction of Hygrothermal Environment of Buildings in Combination of Heat, Moisture and Air Transfer
OZAKI Akihito, Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University

A series of study on seismic performance evaluation of concrete filled tubular frame structures
KAWANO Akihiko, Professor, Kyushu University

Earthquake Response Evaluation Methods for Buildings Utilizing Pushover Analysis
KURAMOTO Hiroshi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

A study on management of living environment at detached housing areas
SAITO Hiroko, Professor, Meikai University

Studies on the Typical Weather Database for Building Thermal Environment Analyses and Equipment Design in China
ZHANG Qingyuan, Professor, Tsukuba University of Technology

A Study on Building Activities of Japanese Architects in the East Asia in the First Half of Twenties Century
NISHIZAWA Yasuhiko, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

Study on diagnosis of structural health and advance of structural safety based on dynamical models
MITA Akira, Professor, Keio University


Architectural Design Division

Kanagawa Institute of Technology KAIT workshop
ISHIGAMI Junya, junya.ishigami+associates               

Photo: junya.ishigami+associates
Japan Guide Dog Center ‘Fuji Harness’
CHIBA Manabu, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo / Principal, Chiba Manabu Architects

Photo: NISHIKAWA Masao
Nicolas G. Hayek Center
BAN Shigeru, President, Shigeru Ban Architects
HIRAGA Nobutaka, Partner, Shigeru Ban Architects
              

Photo: HIRAI Hiroyuki

Building Engineering Division

Development of an Environmentally Sound Demolition Method for High-rise Building: Deconstruction by the "Jack-down" Method
KOBAYASHI Minoru, Building Construction Management Div., Kajima Corporation
ITO Hitoshi, Tokyo Architectural Construction Branchi, Kajima Corporation
MORISHIMA Yoichi, Architectural Design Div., Kajima Corporation
MIZUTANI Ryo, Machinery and Electrical Engineering Dept., Kajima Corporation
Research and Development of a Reliability Evaluation Tool for Air-conditioning Systems in Data Centers
HAYAMA Hirofumi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
WATANABE Hitoshi, Professor, Tokyo University of Science
NAKAO Masaki, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University
SEKIGUCHI Keisuke ,Research Engineer, Research and Development Headquarters, NTT Facilities,Inc.

Specific Contributions Division

Expansion of potential in reinforced concrete structures through the development of high strength shear reinforcing bar
KOKUSHO Seiji, Professor emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Kokusho Seiji Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Matsuzaki Yasuhiro Laboratory, Tokyo University of Science
Hayashi Shizuo Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Neturen Co., Ltd.

The Prize of AIJ for Education
The Prize of the AIJ for Education is awarded for excellent achievements concerning architectural education by its members, which have contributed to the advancement of architectural education. It consists of the Award for Distinguished Achievement for work which bore fruit following years of activity, while making an outstanding contribution to the advancement of architectural education as well as society (one work), and the Award for Outstanding Practice for work concerning educational programs/instructional materials (four works).

Award for Distinguished Achievement
 
Contribution to the Long Years Educational Activity on Building Materials and Concrete
KASAI Yoshio, Emeritus Professor, Nihon University
Long term contribution to research and education on anti-seismic building structures
SHIBATA Akenori, Professor, Graduate School of Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University

Award for Outstanding Practice
International Architecture Workshop
ABE Hitoshi, Ateliar Hitoshi Abe/ Chair, Professor, UCLA
ISHIDA Toshikazu, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
ONODA Yasuaki, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
MOTOE Masashige, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
HORIGUCHI Tohru, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
NAKATA Senhiko, Associate Professor, Miyagi University
TSUKIHASHI Osamu, Lecturer, Tohoku Institute of Technology
Development and Activities of Visual Hands-on Teaching Materials on Structural Principle and Mechanics for the First Year Experience in the University
ISHIKAWA Takashige, Professor, Japan Women's University
A collaborative planning and building educational program with students and inhabitants in Tochio
NISHIMURA Shinya, vice president, professor, Niigata University
IWASA Akihiko, Niigata University, Associate Professor

Encouragement Prize of AIJ 2009
Encouragement prizes are presented for excellent research done by regular members under 40 years old.

THE CONCEPT OF ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION UNDER THE LAW FOR THE PRESERVATION OF NATIONAL TREASURES(1920-50)
AOYAGI Norimasa, Assistant Professor, Graduate School, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Stability design of plane steel frames using linearized buckling analysis
ARAKI Yoshikazu, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

VISUAL CHANGES OF BUILDING FACADES BETWEEN IN THE DAYTIME AND NIGHTTIME A study on the Bashamichi street in Yokohama city
IKEDA Keisuke, MHS Planners, Architects & Engineers

REEVALUATION OF THE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN A DISTRICT DESIGN OF POSTWAR
-By paying its attention to a function and a problem of the mechanism of a contribution as a local government revenue-
SATO Hirosuke, Assistant Professor, Waseda University

Simulation analyses for shaking table tests of base-isolated buildings with buckling of laminated rubber bearings
TAKAOKA Eiji, Senior Research Engineer, Kajima Technical Research Institute, Kajima Corporation

Probabilistic Seismic Casualty Models and Simplified Method to Evaluate Seismic Casualty Risk
NACHI Noriyuki ,Engineer, Nakanihon Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd.

EVALUATION OF CRACKING POTENTIAL OF HIGH-STRENGTH CONCRETE INDUCED BY AUTOGENEOUS SHRINKAGE UNDER THE QUASI-COMPLETE RESTRAINT CONDITION
HAYANO Hiroyuki, Research Scientist, Research & Development Center, Taiheiyo Cement Corporation

ON THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCES OF FOREGIN MINISTER AND GRAND MINISTER OF STATE AT EARLY MEIJI PERIOD
FUJIKI Tatsuya, Assistant Professor, Yonago National College of Technology

RISK ESTIMATE AND PROPOSAL OF MITIGATION METHOD ON EFFLORESCENCE CAUSED ON HISTORICAL BRICK MASONRY BUILDINGS REINFORCED WITH CONCRETE
MATSUO Takashi, Research Engineer, Institute of Technology, Shimizu Corporation

A STUDY ON PROBABILISTIC MODEL OF PREFERENCE FOR SPACE USING BAYESIAN NETWORK
-A CASE OF PLANNING FOR SPECIAL EXHIBITION Part2-
MUNEMOTO Shinsaku, Shinsaku Munemoto & ASSOCIATES,ARCHITECTS.

Field experiments on energy consumption and thermal comfort in the office environment controlled by occupants' requirements from PC terminal
MURAKAMI Yoshifumi, New Product Technologies Development Center, Panasonic Electric Works, Ltd.

MODELING OF CEILING FAN BASED ON VELOCITY MEASUREMENT FOR CFD SIMULATION
MOMOI Yoshihisa, Assistant Professor, Osaka University

TRANSITION OF THE MANAGEMENT STYLE OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN GREENBELT HOMES, INC., IN THE US.
: A case analysis of the rules and regulations coordinating the rights and responsibilities of a housing cooperative corporation and its residents
MORITA Yoshiro, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University

ASPECTS OF LIVING AND "PARTICULAR PLACES" OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES IN HABILITATION FACILITIES FOR THEM
YAMADA Asuka, Lecturer, Ritsumeikan University

Annual Architectural Design Commendation 2009
Annual architectural Design commendations are presented for excellent architectural designs selected from the "Selected Architectural Designs of the Architectural Institute of Japan."

  
K-MUSEUM
ABE Hitoshi, Ateliar Hitoshi Abe/ Chair, Professor, UCLA
ARAYA Masato, Professor, Waseda University/ Director, Oak Structural Design Office

 Photo:ANO Daichi
OSAKA BAR ASSOCIATION BUILDING
EZOE Satoshi, Executive Officer, Design Principle, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.

 Photo:KIYOHIKO Higashide
KUROMATSUNAI JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATION
KATO Makoto, Director, Atelier-BNK
KANEBAKO Yoshiharu, Representative, Kanebako Structural Engineers
SUZUKI Hirotaka, Senior research officer, Hokkaido Northern Regional Building Research Institute

 Photo:MAKOTO Yoshida/ Nikkei Architecture
TORANOMON TOWERS
KITA Norio, Principal Architect, Kajima Corporation
SHAKUTSUI Seigorou, Group Leader, Architectural Design Group,  Kajima Corporation

 Photo:ANO Daichi
SATSUKI KINDERGARTEN
KUDO Kazumi, Director, Coelacanth K&H Architects Inc./ Professor, Toyo University
HORIBA Hiroshi, Director, Coelacanth K&H Architects Inc.
OKAMURA Satoshi, Principal, Kukan kogaku kenkyujo
TAKAMA Saburo, Representative Director, Scientific Air-Conditioning Institute

 Photo: ASAKAWA Satoshi
MIHAMA UTASE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
KOJIMA Kazuhiro, Coelacanth and Associates
AKAMATSU Kazuko, Coelacanth and Associates
IMAGAWA Norihide, President, TIS&PARTNERS.Co., Ltd./ Professor, Tokyo Denki University
UENO Kanako, Lecturer, Meiji University
MITSUMOTO Naoto, Mihadesign inc

 Photo:KOBAYASHI Koji
MIE PREFECTURE KUMANO KODO CENTER
TOH Tadahiro, Archivision Architect and Associates
UMEZAWA Ryozou, Structural Designer Principal, Umezawa Structural Engineers
TOKYO COLLEGE OF MUSIC THE CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL HALL
NOGUCHI Hideyo, Corporate Officer, Kume Sekkei Co.,Ltd.
KODAMA Kenichiro, Senior Planner Architect, Kume Sekkei Co.,Ltd.
SHIBATA Yoshiharu, Senior Planner Architect, Kume Sekkei Co.,Ltd.

  Photo: Kokyu Miwa Architectual Photography
OKINAWA PREFECTURAL MUSEUM & ART MUSEUM
NOSE Shuji, Senior Manager, Ishimoto Archtectural & Engineering Firm,Inc.

 Photo:S Photo
TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, MIDORIGAOKA-1st BUILDING RETROFIT
YASUDA Koichi, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
TAKEUCHI Toru, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 Photo:ISHIGURO Mamoru
KITANIPPON SHIMBUN SOZO NO MORI ECCHUZA
YONEDA Kouji, Group Leader, Architectural Design Department, Architectural Design Division, Kajima Corporation
AIHARA Koichi, Architectural Design Department, Architectural Design Division, Kajima Corporation

 Photo:SS SHIMAO Nozomu



The Appreciation Prize of AIJ 2009
Appreciation prizes are presented to non-members for excellent contributions to architecture.

Age-long Contributions to Architectural World as a Photographer and Publication of "The Japanese Folk House:Memories of Roofs"

OHASHI Tomio

Practice and tradition of KIBA-KAWANAMI skill by KIBA-KAKUNORI preservative activities

KAWAFUJI Kenji

Series of accomplishment on outstanding research works, promotion of energy projects and dissemination of energy efficiency technologies in the field of architecture for global warming prevention

Mark D. Levine