AIJ Prizes 2007

The Grand Prize of AIJ 2007
Grand prizes are presented to individual members whose achievements contribute to the advancement of architecture and building engineering.

Achievements of forming the architectural planning theory and rendering academic exchange services in East Asia
AOKI Masao, Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University

Development and Innovation of Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings and International Dissemination of The Developed Technologies
AOYAMA Hiroyuki, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

The Prize of AIJ 2007
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

Studies on rain excluding construction of building envelopes
ISHIKAWA Hirozo, Professor, Tokai University

A chain study on urban formation-and-planning history and architect's activities in the area of Hiroshima mainly
ISHIMARU Norioki, Professor, Hiroshima International University

The Study on the Relation of Human to Water Environmental System
KUROYANAGI Akio, Professor, Nihon University

History of Domestic Architecture of Europe - Stone Culture versus Wood Culture
GOTO Hisashi, Guest Professor, Waseda University

Study of Self-built Housing and Community Preservation within Post-earthquake Housing Reconstruction
SHIOZAKI Yoshimitsu, Professor, Kobe University

Study and Improvement of Buckling Behaviors of Steel Frames Subjected to Large Earthquakes
TADA Motohide, Associate Professor, Osaka University

Simulation and prediction of strong ground motions in wide period range based on physics of the asperity model
DAN Kazuo, Deputy General Manager, Shimizu Corporation

A series of studies on the development of prediction and control methods of the gaseous pollution in indoor environment
NOZAKI Atsuo, Professor, Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University

Study on Seismic Performance Evaluation of Buildings under Strong Ground Motions
HAYASHI Yasuhiro, Professor, Kyoto University

A Series of Studies on Safety Design for Built-environment
YOSHIMURA Hidemasa, Professor, Osaka Institute of Technology

Architectural Design Division

Chino Cultural Complex
FURUYA Nobuaki, NASCA/ Professor, Waseda University                

Photo:ASAKAWA Satoshi

Building Engineering Division

Development and implementation of partially-floating seismic isolation system
OHYAMA Takumi, Group Leader, Institute of Technology, Shimizu Corporation
SARUTA Masaaki, Senior Research Engineer, Institute of Technology, Shimizu Corporation
HORI Tomihiro, Deputy General Manager, Design Division, Shimizu Corporation
TSUCHIYA Hiroaki, Design Division, Shimizu Corporation
Development and realization of technology for measurement and evaluation of slip resistance of building floors
ONO Hidenori, Professor, Tohoku Institute of Technology
3D-CAD Activated Thermal Simulation Tool For Supporting Outdoor Space Design
HOYANO Akira, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
ASAWA Takashi, Chief Engineer, A&A Co.,Ltd.
NAKAOHKUBO Kazuaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology
OHKOUCHI Katsuji, Executive Engineer, A&A Co.,Ltd.

Specific Contributions Division

Supporting work of the school construction in Nepal
AAF (Asian Architecture Friendship)
Preservation and Revitalization of International House of Japan
International House of Japan
Special Investigating Committee for Preservation and Rejuvenation of International House of Japan Building
Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei Inc.
SHIMIZU CORPORATION
The development of the inter-disciplinarity between architectural planning and real estate system through the implementation of Skeleton-Infill Leasehold Housing.
KOBAYASHI Hideki, Professor, Chiba University
HONMA Hirobumi, Deputy, The Center of Skeleton-Infill Leasehold Housing
JOSHIN’ETSU KOGEN NATIONAL PARK KAZAWA NATURE TRAILS
HIRAKURA Naoko, NAOKO HIRAKURA ARCHITECT & ASSOCIATES
HATA Keiko, NAOKO HIRAKURA ARCHITECT & ASSOCIATES
Nature Conservation Bureau, The Ministry of the Environment
Environmental/forest bureau, Gunma prefecture

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 Internationalization of Architectural and Engineering Education
SHIBATA Takuji, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University/ Hokkaido Institute of Technology
CONTRIBUTION TO INNOVATION OF STRUCTURAL EDUCATION IN JAPAN BY BOOKS AND TRANSLATIONS
MOCHIZUKI Shigeru, Professor Emeritus, Musashi Institute of Technology
 

Award for Outstanding Practice
A Textbook and Educational Computer Software for Elementary Structural Mechanics
ICHINOSE Toshikatsu, Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology
 
Aiming at the education connected with “shoku(skill)”and”gei(art)”
INABA Minoru, Chairman, Toyama International College of Crafts & Arts
 
Experimental Architectural Education to Nurture Inventive Mind − Attempt at Education for Creative Students Combining Architectural Space and Structure
SAITOH Masao, Professor, Nihon University
OKADA Akira, Professor, Nihon University
MIYASATO Naoya, part-time lecturer, Nihon University/ Structural Design PLUS ONE Inc.
 
Self-build Project :An Approach to Architecture Education Program
MISAWA Fumiko, Professor, Gifu Academy of Forest Science and Culture
 
Practice of the model teaching materials at the basics stage of architectural education
MORINAGA Chitoshi, Assoc.Prof., Kyushu Polytechnic College
KYOMURE Minoru, Assoc.Prof., Kyushu Polytechnic College
 

Encouragement Prize of AIJ 2007
Encouragement prizes are presented for excellent research done by regular members under 40 years old.
 

Development of flat-plate test chamber and measurement of mass accommodation coefficient of Ozone
ITO Kazuhide, Associate Arofessor, Kyushu University

A METHOD FOR ANALYZING ROTATION AT THE BASE OF REINFORCED CONCRETE MEMBER CONSIDERING SINKING AND PULLOUT
IMAI Kazumasa, Research Engineer, Technology Center, Taisei Corporation

A STUDY ON THE STRUCTURE OF THE SPACE OF KOFU CASTLE CITY UNDER THE DIRECT CONTROL OF THE TOKUGAWA SHOGUNATE -Through an analysis of the samurai residential area-
IWAMOTO Kaoru, Assistant Professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology

BENDING STRENGTH OF BEAM JOINTS FASTENED BY HIGH STRENGTH BOLTS AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES
OZAKI Fuminobu, COE Post Doctoral Researcher, Tokyo University of Science

The Case Study of Living for ALS Patients and Their Families as a Place for Long Term Convalescent Care.
KAMEYA Emiko, Research Assoc., Dept. of Civil Engineering, Kobe City College of Technology

A study on the concept of “twinphenomena” in Aldo van Eyck’s architectural thought -Through his treatises on the Dogon villages
KUTSUKI Yoshitsuna, Research Associate, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

A STUDY ON THE WASTING OF RURAL SPATIAL MANAGEMENT IN SUBURBAN AREA AND THE ISSUES OF LANDUSE REGULATION A case study of ‘T’ settlement, in the Z Town, CHIBA prefecture
SAITO Yukihiko, Associate Professor, Chiba University

COMPARISON OF HEAT BALANCE MECHANISMS IN TYPICAL SUMMER DAYSAT CENTRAL PARTS OF THREE PACIFIC CITIES, TOKYO, SENDAI, AND HARAMACHI -(Part1) Evaluation of regional characteristics of heat island based on climatic analysis -
SASAKI Kiyoshi, Research Engineer, Institute of Technology, Shimizu Corporation

Experimental Verification for Evaluating Method of Nonlinear Behavior of Shear Deformation for Reinforced Concrete Columns
SUGIMOTO Kuniyoshi, Deputy-Manager, Technical Research Institute, Obayashi Corporation

Correlation between spatial utilization of staff and qualitative characteristics of care in group-living
SUZUKI Kenji, Associate Professor, Kagoshima University

ESTIMATING BALANCED SALES AREAS OF RETAIL TRADE WITH CONSIDERATION INVESTMENT THEORY
ZHAO Shichen, Associate Professor, Kyushu University

Regional Characteristics Transition of Winter Thermal Performance and Occupants' Behavior of Detached Houses in Tohoku City Area for 20 Years
HASEGAWA Kenichi, Associate Professor, Akita Prefectural University

Opinions of Governmental Officials: On Building Administration to the Kenchikushi Law for Architects & Building Engineers. -A Study on Enactment Process of the Kenchikushi Law for Architects & Building Engineers Part1-
HAYAMI Kiyotaka, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

Hydration Model of Portland Cement
MARUYAMA Ippei, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University

PREDICTION AND DESIGN OF MECHANICAL FIRE RESISTANCE OF JAPANESE TRADITIONAL WOOD/SOIL WALLS BY COMPRESSION TESTS OF WOOD POSTS
YASUI Noboru, Visiting Researcher, Advanced Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University


Annual Architectural Design Commendation 2007
Annual architectural Design commendations are presented for excellent architectural designs selected from the "Selected Architectural Designs of the Architectural Institute of Japan."

  
GUNMA KOKUSAI ACADEMY

UNO Susumu, CAn/ Associate Professor, DAIDO INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY
KOJIMA Kazuhiro, CAt/ Professor,Tokyo University of Science
AKAMATSU Kazuko, CAt
NAKATA Katsuo, K.Nakata&Associates
TAKAMA Saburo, SCIENTIFIC AIR-CONDITIONING INSTITUTE
UENO Jun, Professor,Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.
YANAGISAWA Kaname, Associate Professor,Chiba University,Faculty of Engineering

 Photo:UEDA Hiroshi
Hyogo Performing Arts Center

EZOE Satoshi, Design Principal, Design Department, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
KABUTO Katsuyuki, Field Engineer, Construction Administration Department, Nikken Sekkei Ltd.

 Photo:HIGASHIDE Kiyohiko
Open Ended House

KOIZUMI Masao, KOIZUMI atelier/ Tokyo Metropolitan University
KUROKAWA Yasutaka, Mejiro Studio

 Photo:Mejiro Studio
Re-tem Corporation Tokyo Factory

SAKAUSHI Taku, associate professor,Shinshu Univ.
NAKASHIMA Takeshi, O.F.D.A.
KANEBAKO Yoshiharu, President,Kanebako Structural Engineers

 Photo:UEDA Hiroshi
Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Office

SUGA Junji, General Manager,Building Design Section,Building Design Department,TAKENAKA CORPORATION
MIZUNO Yoshiki, Manager,Architectural Design Section, Building Design Department,TAKENAKA CORPORATION
ITO Hiroki, Manager,Building Design Section,Building Design Department,TAKENAKA CORPORATION

 Photo:OGAWA Taisuke
MATSUSHIGE SECOND GYMNASIUM

TAKEHARA Yoshiji, MOO ARCHITECT WORKSHOP

 Photo:KINUMAKI Yutaka
Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum

CHIDORI Yoshinori, Excutive Officer General Maneger,Urban+Architectural Design Div.,NIHON SEKKEI, INC
KUMA Kengo, Principal,Kengo Kuma & Associates
KOGA Dai, Senior Architect, NIHON SEKKEI, INC.
ICHIMARU Takahiru, Senior Architect,NIHON SEKKEI, INC.

 Photo:ANO Daichi
DAITO BUNKA UNIVERSITY ITABASHI CAMPUS

NAKAMURA Ben, BEN NAKAMURA AND ASSOCIATES INC., Professor,Monotsukuri Institute of Technologists.
YAMAMOTO Keisuke, YAMAMOTO HORI ARCHITECTS/ Professor,Department of Architecture Tokyo Denki University
HORI Keiji, YAMAMOTO HORI ARCHITECTS/ Associate Professor,Department of Art&Design Architecture Laboratory,Kyoritsu Women's University

 Photo:HORIUCHI Koji
Chino Cultural Complex

FURUYA Nobuaki, Professor,Waseda University
YAGI Sachiko, NASCA
HIRANO Kohji, Space Factory
SHIKANO Yasushi, Shikano Yasushi Atelier
MIURA Takenori, NASCA

 Photo:ASAKAWA Satoshi
YOKOSUKA SOGO HIGH SCHOOL

FUNAKOSHI Tohru, President,ARCOM

 Photo:KOKYU MIWA ARCHITECTUAL PHOTOGRAPH LABOLATORY
MABUCHI MOTOR HEADQUARTERS

MAEDA Keisuke, IBM Japan.
IWASA Yoshihisa, IBM Japan.
MASUMURA Shoji, Senior Project Manager,NIHON SEKKEI, INC.
OTSUBO Toru, NIHON SEKKEI,INC.
KURIHARA Takuya, NIHON SEKKEI,INC.

 Photo:Naru Architectual Photograph Office



The Appreciation Prize of AIJ 2007
Appreciation prizes are presented to non-members for excellent contributions to architecture.

 
Introduction of technical insists into highly qualified design of Sukiya-style architecture and leadership in the re-evaluation of structural and fire safety performance of Kyoto-style traditional Townhousees

KINOSITA Koichi         

 
Remarkable achievements on Urban Conservation Machizukuri based on Kurokabe Company in Nagahama

SASAHARA Moriaki         

 
The creation of an important and original film and video record of traditional houses, settlements, lifestyles and environment.

HIMEDA Tadayoshi