AIJ Prizes 2016

The Grand Prize of AIJ 2016

Grand prizes are presented to individualmembers whose achievements contribute to the advancementof architecture and building engineering.

The Achievement of Creating Architecture that Embraces Society Through a Novel Design Language

ITO Toyo (Toyo Ito & Associates / Architects Initiative for Tomorrow’s Opportunities in Architecture)

A Contribution to the Architectural World Through Scientific Development of Seismic & Steel Structural Engineering and Sophistication of Preservation & Restoration Technology for Cultural Heritage Buildings

KANETA Kiyoshi (Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University)

A Series of Achievements Related to the Development and Practice of Optimal Design/Control and Commissioning of the HVAC System

NAKAHARA Nobuo (Professor emeritus, Nagoya University, Environmental Syst.-Tech. (NESTEC))


The Prize of AIJ 2016

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 Practical Uses of Downscaling Simulation Techniques for Building and Urban Environmental Issues

IIZUKA Satoru (Associate Professor, Nagoya University)

Dynamic Property Evaluation Based on Vibration Measurement and its Applications for Building Structures

IKEDA Yoshiki (Chief Research Engineer, Kajima Technical Research Institute)

A Series of Studies on Assessment of Thermal and Air Environment based on Perception of Indoor Air Quality

IWASHITA Go (Professor, Tokyo City University)

Kyoto and Modernization : History of the Urban Space in Rivalry

NAKAGAWA Osamu (Kyoto Institute of Technology, Professor)

Housing Conditions of Young Individuals, Women, Elderly People, and Disaster-affected Households within the Context of Japan’s Home-owning Society

HIRAYAMA Yosuke (Professor, Kobe University)

Reuse of Steel Structures Aiming Reduction of CO2 Emission

FUJITA Masanori (Professor, Yamaguchi University)

A Series of Studies on Elucidation of Microbial Contamination Mechanism and Countermeasures Against Microbial Contamination in Indoor Environment

YANAGI U (Professor, Kogakuin University)

Explication of Ultimate Behavior of Steel Members and Evaluation of Ultimate Earthquake Resistance of Steel Moment Resisting Frame

YAMADA Satoshi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor)

Theoretical Study on Rheological Properties of Fresh Concrete

LI Zhuguo (Associate Professor, Yamaguchi University)


Architectural Design Division

Nagareyama Otakanomori Elementary and Junior High School, Nagareyama Otakanomori Center, Nagareyama Otakanomori Child Library

AKAMATSU Kazuko (Professor, Hosei University / Principal, CAt(Coelacanth and Associates))
KOJIMA Kazuhiro (Professor, Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture (Y-GSA) / Principal, CAt(Coelacanth and Associates))
Photo: Makoto Yoshida

Nagareyama Otakanomori Elementary and Junior High School,Nagareyama Otakanomori Center,Nagareyama Otakanomori Child Library

Musashino Place

HIGA Takehiko (kwhg architects senior partner)
KAWAHARADA Yasuko (kwhg architects senior partner)
Photo: Shigeo Ogawa

Musashino Place

Charnel House in Chikurin-ji

HORIBE Yasushi (Yasushi Horibe Architect & Associates)

Charnel House in Chikurin-ji

Building Engineering Division

Development of New Alloy-Steel Seismic Damper with Superior Fatigue-Resistance

KUSHIBE Atsumichi (Takenaka Research & Development Institute)
SAWAGUCHI Takahiro (National Institute for Materials Science)
MARUYAMA Tadakatsu (Awaji Materia Co., Ltd.)
TSUZAKI Kaneaki (Kyushu University)

Demolition Method of Reinforced Concrete Using Minimum Amount of Explosives

YANAGITA Katsumi (Kajima Corporation, Building Construction Management Div.)
NAKAMURA Takahiro (Kajima Technical Research Institute)
OGATA Yuji (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
NAKAMURA Satoki (Kayaku Japan Co.,Ltd.)


Specific Contributions Division

Practice and Enlightenment of Structural Design on Seismic Retrofit

KANEBAKO Yoshiharu

Ten Years of the Obuse Machizukuri Institute: A Collaboration between the Town of Obuse and the Tokyo University of Science

KAWAMUKAI Masato (Adjunct Professor; Tokyo University of Science)
ICHIMURA Ryozo (mayor; Obuse Town)

Sustainably Managed Commercial Complex and Terraced Rooftop Garden Providing Co-existing Urban/Park Environment for Public Gathering and Activities

Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Takashimaya Co., Ltd.
Obayashi Corporation

Saving Manseibashi Viaduct as Meiji Railway Remains and Community Activities

East Japan Railway Company
FUKAMI Shojiro (JR East Design Corporation Architectural Design Division)
MITSUI Takeshi (JR East Station Retailing Co.,Ltd. President&CEO)
KAMO Kiwako (MIKAN Principal Architect / Nagoya Institute of Technology professor(Cross Appointment))
SOGABE Masashi (MIKAN Principal Architect / KANAGAWA UNIVERSITY professor)
TAKEUCHI Masayoshi (MIKAN Principal Architect / Tohoku University of Art And Design professor)
Manuel TARDITS (MIKAN Principal Architect / MEIJI UNIVERSITY I-AUD PROGRAM non-tenured professor / ICS college of Arts professor)


The Prize of AIJ for Education Award for Distinguished Achievement

Continuing Support and Theoretical and Practical Development on Educational Activities for Children’s Participation in the Community Development including the International Exchange Program

KINOSHITA Isami (Chiba University, Professor)


The Prize of AIJ for Education Award for Outstanding Practice

Experiential Learning and the Creation of Locality through Workshops

KAWAMUKAI Masato (Adjunct Professor, Tokyo University of Science)
MIZUNO Takahiro (Associate Professor, Nishinippon Institute of Technology)
YAMANAKA Fumie (Part-time Lecturer, Tokyo University of Science)
KATSUMATA Tatsuo (Obuse Town Office)
OHNO Takashi (Professor, Chitkara University)

KENCHIKU-SHINJINSEN

NAKAMURA Isamu (Professor, Kyoto University of Art and Design)
ENDO Shuhei (Professor, Kobe University)
TAKEYAMA Kiyoshi (Professor, Kyoto University)
MANDA Takashi (Associate professor, Kobe Design University)
LEE Youngil (Professor, Nguyen Tat Thanh University)

Architecture and Urbanism Student Mobility International Program – AUSMIP

AUSMIP EU-Japan Student Mobility Consortium


The Prize of AIJ for Book

The Prize of AIJ for Book is awarded for excellent achievements concerning Writing by its members.

Human Urbanism for Creating Safe and Friendly Environments

OHNO Ryuzo (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
KOBAYASHI Miki (Research Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Human Urbanism for Creating Safe and Friendly Environments

The Great Kanto Earthquake and “Reconstructed Elementary Schools” : A Study on Thought of New Education Appearing in School Buildings

KOBAYASHI Masahiro (Tokyo Gakugei University, part-time lecturer)

The Great Kanto Earthquake and “Reconstructed Elementary Schools” : A Study on Thought of New Education Appearing in School Buildings

Noise Disputes in Complaintive Society : Prescription for Resolution, from Noise to “annoys”

HASHIMOTO Norihisa (Prof., Graduate School of Eng., Hachinohe Institute of Technology)

Noise Disputes in Complaintive Society : Prescription for Resolution, from Noise to “annoys”

Architect Masatsune Matsumura and Another Modernism

HANADA Yoshiaki (Kobe Design University, Professor)

Architect Masatsune Matsumura and Another Modernism

Annual Architectural Design Commendation 2016

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

Akiha Ward Cultural Center

ARAI Chiaki (CHIAKI ARAI URBAN AND ARCHITECTURE DESIGN Representative director)

Akiha Ward Cultural Center

TOKYO METROPOLITAN TEIEN ART MUSEUM

ANDO Sunao (Managing Corporate Officer, Principal Architect, Architectural Design Department, KUME SEKKEI Co.,Ltd.)
MAEDA Yoshinobu (Chief Architect, Sapporo Branch Office, KUME SEKKEI Co.,Ltd.)
KAWAHIGASHI Toshinobu (Architect, Architectural Design Division, KUME SEKKEI Co.,Ltd.)
OISHI Akira (Chief Structural Engineer, Structural Engineer Division, KUME SEKKEI Co.,Ltd.)
Photo: Kawasumi・Kobayashi Kenji Photograph Office

TOKYO METROPOLITAN TEIEN ART MUSEUM

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

OTANI Hiroaki (Executive Officer Deputy Head of Architectural Design Department, Principal, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.)
Photo: Studio Murai (Masami Suzuki)

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

HEART NURSERY SCHOOL

OHNO Hidetoshi (APL design workshop)
EGUCHI Hideki (APL design workshop)
YAMAMOTO Shinya (SHINYA YAMAMOTO ARCHITECTS)
Photo: Toshiharu Kitajima

HEART NURSERY SCHOOL

TAKENAKA CARPENTRY TOOLS MUSEUM

OBATA Takeya (Manager Architectural Design Section 3 TAKENAKA CORPORATION)
SUGA Sadakuni (Group Leader, Architectural Design Group Architectural Design Section 3 , Design Department , Osaka Main Office TAKENAKA CORPORATION)
NAKANISHI Masayoshi (MASA Architects)
Photo: Taizou Furukawa

TAKENAKA CARPENTRY TOOLS MUSEUM

HOUSE IN REGIONALITY

KITAYAMA Koh (architecture WORKSHOP / Hosei University (professor))
Photo: DAICI ANO

HOUSE IN REGIONALITY

Bluewave Technologies Asutopia Factory

KOJIMA Kazuhiro (Professor, Yokohama Graduate School of Architecture (Y-GSA) / Principal, CAt(Coelacanth and Associates))
AKAMATSU Kazuko (Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Hosei University / Principal, CAt(Coelacanth and Associates))
Photo: Kai Nakamura

Bluewave Technologies Asutopia Factory

OTAKI TOWN HALL

CHIBA Manabu (The University of Tokyo / CHIBA MANABU ARCHITECTS)
Photo: Masao NISHIKAWA

OTAKI TOWN HALL

Child Chemo House

TEZUKA Takaharu (President, Tezuka Architects / Professor, Tokyo City University)
TEZUKA Yui (President, Tezuka Architects)
OHNO Hirofumi (President, OHNO JAPAN)
Photo: Katsuhisa Kida / FOTOTECA

Child Chemo House

SHONAN HARBOR YACHT HOUSE

NISHIDA Katsuhiko (ONDESIGN Co., Ltd. Chairman)
Photo: TORIMURA Koichi

SHONAN HARBOR YACHT HOUSE

Ueda Performing Arts & Cultural Center / Ueda City Museum of Arts SANTOMYUZE

YANAGISAWA Takahiko (Takahiko Yanagisawa +TAK Architects INC. / President)
NAGAIKE Masato (AZUSA SEKKEI CO.,LTD. Senior Executive Manager)
SHINODA Takashi (Takahiko Yanagisawa +TAK Architects INC. / Vice President)
SUZUKI Norihisa (AZUSA SEKKEI CO.,LTD. Deputy Manager Architect)
Photo: TECHNICAL ART

Ueda Performing Arts & Cultural Center / Ueda City Museum of Arts SANTOMYUZE

Toho Gakuen School of Music

YAMANASHI Tomohiko (Executive Officer, Principal, Architectural Design Department NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD)
HATORI Tatsuya (Architect, General Manager, Design Section, Architectural Design Department NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD)
SASAYAMA Yasuyo (Architect, Architectural Design Department NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD)
ISHIHARA Yoshito (Architect, Architectural Design Department NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD)
Photo: Harunori Noda

Toho Gakuen School of Music

Encouragement Prize of AIJ 2016

Influence of Residents’ Cognition of Their Local Environment on Evacuation Behavior from Tsunami
A case study of Onjuku, Chiba Prefecture

ISAGAWA Teruyuki (Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (The University of Tokyo))

Research on the Reconstruction of Kirikiri Village after the Showa Sanriku Tsunami
Relationship between “the Movement of Economical Rehabilitation for villages” and “ the Reconstruction Plan”

OKAMURA Kentaro (Institute of Industrial Science the University of Tokyo Research Associate)

Practical Evaluation Method for Horizontal Vibration Characteristics Considering Roof Flexibility in One Story Steel Structures

KANEKO Kensaku (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor)

Environmental Performance Assessment of Municipalities with the “CASBEE-City” Tool

KAWAKUBO Shun (Assistant Professor, Hosei University)

An Experimental Study on Compression Resistant Performance of Thick Plywood as an Axial Member

KAMBE Wataru (Lecturer, Kanto Gakuin University)

The Emperor’s Death and the Pollution Caused by Physical Contacts with the Dead Body in the Late Middle Ages
— Study on a Change in the Naishi-Dokoro —

KISHI Yasuko (Associate Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University)

Estimation Method of Tensile Performance of the Shear Keyed Joint in Traditional Column to Beam Joints
The mechanical characteristics of traditional column to beam joints using spline and inclined shear keys Part1

KITAMORI Akihisa (Assistant Professor, Kyoto University)

Characteristics of Process in Reconstruction of Commerce in Flood Damaged Businesses
Studies on the dynamics of reconstruction in heavy rain disaster

TOKUDA Mitsuhiro (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Associate Professor)

A Study on the Place of Refuge and Refugees’ Transition Process Since Disaster Occurrence until Occupancy of Temporary Housing
From case studies of damaged and undamaged area in Iwate Prefecture

TOMIYASU Ryosuke (Assistant Professor, Toyo University)

Prospects of Thermal Comfort in Semi-Outdoor Environment
Application of Thermal Adaptation Studies to Thermal Environmental Planning in Japanese Context

NAKANO Junta (Associate Professor, Tokai University)

A Study on the Home Modification Required for Discharged Patients from Hospital to Home

NISHINO Akiko (Project Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo)

Legal Issues Related with the Treatment of the Place and the Road Contact Failure Verifying the Utilization and the Architectural Conditions in Kyoto City

MITSUMORI Hiroshi (Nagoya University Lecturer)

Consideration in Influence of Pressure Line on Quality Variation in Placing Concrete by Pumping Methods

MIYATA Atsunori (Research Assistant, Nihon Univ.,)

Development of high-sound-insulation double floor system with Helmholtz resonators Investigation into sound insulation characteristics based on two-particle model

YASUDA Yosuke (Professor, Kanagawa University)

Long-Period Ground Motion Simulation of Tokai-Tonankai-Nankai Coupled Earthquake Based on Large-Scale 3D Fem

YAMAMOTO Yu (Research Engineer, Taisei Corporation)


2016 Selected Architectural Designs Young Architects Award

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

Dragon Court Village

INAGAKI Junya (Eureka, co-founder)
SANO Satoshi (Eureka, co-founder)
HORI Eisuke (Eureka, partner/Kindai University, lecturer)
Photo: Hideki Ookura

Dragon Court Village

AICHI SANGYO UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR LANGUAGE AND IT
A HOUSE OPEN TO THE CITY

KURIHARA Kentaro (studio velocity / President)
IWATSUKI Miho (studio velocity / Executive Vice President)
Photo: Kentaro Kurihara

AICHI SANGYO UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR LANGUAGE AND IT A HOUSE OPEN TO THE CITY AICHI SANGYO UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR LANGUAGE AND IT A HOUSE OPEN TO THE CITY

HOUSE IN SOTOKANDA

KOYANO Naoyuki (PRIME Architecture & Urban Design Lab.)
ONISHI Masaaki (PRIME Architecture & Urban Design Lab.)
Photo: Nobuaki Nakagawa

HOUSE IN SOTOKANDA

CASA O

TAKAHASHI Ippei (Yokohama National University, Assistant Professor / TAKAHASHI IPPEI OFFICE, President)
Photo: IPPEI TAKAHASHI

CASA O

RESTHOUSE IN NAIKU, ISE-JINGU

TSUCHIYA Shinnosuke (STA, Principal)
Photo:

RESTHOUSE IN NAIKU, ISE-JINGU

Apartments with a Small Restaurant

NAKA Toshiharu (Naka Architects’ Studio / Director)
Photo: Naka Architects’ Studio

Apartments with a Small Restaurant

Haryu box

NAMEDA Takashi (HARYU WOOD STUDIO President & CEO)
NAMEDA Hikaru (HARYU WOOD STUDIO Staff)
Photo: Mitsumasa Fujitsuka

Haryu box

IKEBUKURO DAI-ICHI SEIMEI BUILDING

HANAOKA Ikuya (Takenaka Corporation, Tokyo Main Office, Design Department, Manager)
Photo: Noboru Inoue

IKEBUKURO DAI-ICHI SEIMEI BUILDING

House HOUSE
Facility for Ecology Education

FUJIMURA Ryuji (Associate Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts)
Photo: Takumi Ota

House HOUSE Facility for Ecology Education

IKURA NURSERY SCHOOL

MATSUSHIMA Jumpei (JP architects / Director)
Photo: Takumi Ota

IKURA NURSERY SCHOOL

HOUSE IN IKOMA

MATSUDA Shuhei (ISHIMOTO ARCHITECTURAL&ENGINEERING FIRM,INC. / architect)
ABE Hideshi (AVEHIDESHI ARCHITECT AND ASSOCIATES / a representative)
Photo: Koichi Torimura

HOUSE IN IKOMA

The Appreciation Prize of AIJ 2016

Appreciation prizes are presented to non-members for excellent contributions to architecture.

 

Edification of Environmental Culture in Japan through a Series of Literary Works on Comparative Studies of Urban Culture based on the History of Landscape Architecture and Gardening
   SHIRAHATA Youzaburou

 

Management of Carpentry Tools Museum for Inheritance and Further Progress of Architectural Culture of Japan Which Has Been Developing by Craftsmanship
   TAKENAKA Touichi

 

Lifetime Contribution to The Promotion of Global Modern Architecture through Editing of International Architectural Magazine and Translation of Important Architectural Documents
   NAKAMURA Toshio