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NAKAMURA Kenichi

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Year of Birth 1958
Place of Birth Yokohama, Kanagawa
Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of Architecture
Constructional Engineering (graduate school)
Graduated Tokyo University, Graduate School of Engineering
Degree Master of Engineering
Qualification Registered Architect
Academic Institutional Membership Architectural Institute of Japan
The Japan Institute of Architects
Japan Association of Artists Craftsman & Architects
Tokyo Society of Architects & Building Engineers
Field of Study Architectural and Urban Design
Research, Studies Architectural and Urban Design Theory
Curriculum Specialized Architectural Design

Books Published, Translation

Fumihiko Maki, Maki and Associates 2015(Coauthor), Kajima Institute Publishing, 2015

50 years history of Maki and Associates(Coauthor), Kajima Institute Publishing, 2015

Architecture of the Absurd: How "Genius" Disfigured a Practical Art (Translation: John Silber), Kajima Institute Publishing, 2011

Toshi no Akogare/ from Maki Lab and beyond (Coauthor), Kajima Institute Publishing, 2009

Villa Savoye/ Le Corbusier, Tokyo Shoseki, 2008

The Language of Architecture (Coauthor), Shokokusha, 2002

Investigations on Collective Form (Translation: Fumihiko Maki), Shinkenchikusha, 1994

Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms (Translation: William J.R. Curtis), Kajima Institute Publishing, 1992

Hong Kong: Alternative Metropolis (Coauthor), Kajima Institute Publishing, 1992

Renaissance City (Translation: Giulio C. Argan), Inoue Shoin, 1983

Design Method of Urban Housing (Coauthor), Shinkenchikusha, 1981

Academic Papers, Critique

"Tender glance towards the City, Modernism of Fumihiko Maki", Book Review of "Thinking Architecture through City, and City through Architecture", Kenchiku Gijutsu, Feb. 2016

Film Critique "Towards the gap between different cultures, Birds Nest- Herzog & De Mouron in China", "Kenchiku Gijutsu", Nov. 2008

Film Critique "My favorite 10 film", Detail Japan, Jul. 2008 additional volume

Review of Villa Savoye - Le Corbusier and Piero della Francesca, "Eureka", May 2007

Villa Savoye, Kenchiku Note No.2, Seibundou-shinkousha, Jan. 2007

The Museum of Quai Branly, DETAIL JAPAN, Nov. 2006 additional volume

Book Review of "City We Want to Live", Kyodo News, Mar. 2006

Book Review of 2006, Kyodo News, Dec. 2005

Ultimate Home Theater, Signature No.484, Aug. 2005

Preface of Architectural Design Competition Study, "10+1 No.38", Mar. 2005

Andrea Palladio, "10+1 Web Site", Mar. 2005

Vicenza- the Unknown Renaissance, Signature No.476, Nov. 2005

Book Review of "Adventure of Modern Architecture", Kyodo News, Jan. 2004

Book Review of "Anatomy of Building Type", "10+1 Web Site", Dec. 2002

Control of Living Space by Independant Plane, "Kenchiku Gijutsu", September 1999

Metamorphose, Shokokusha "Kenichiku Bunka" featuring Le Corbusier, Oct. 1996

Chandigarh: Toward a Blank of Modernism, FH 1995 featuring Le Corbusier, 1994

"Townscape of Tokyo: The Influence of the Building Code and Culture", ARQUITECTURA, Spain, 1992

Formation or a Dream of a Crystal, Signe de B No.4, 1991

Overseas Architectural Comment, Shokokusha "Kenichiku Bunka", Nov.1985-Feb. 1988

Domestic Architectural Comment, Shokokusha "Kenichiku Bunka", Jan.1987-Dec. 1988

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

"Symbol and Labylinth, Towards the creation of the Image for New National Diet Library", Presentation at Comission of Facility Improvement and Relocation for National Diet Library Tokyo Main Building, National Diet Library, March 2016

Presentation at Commission on future visions of Nagoya for its 500th anniversary, Renewal of Historical Block and Promotion of Urvan Center Habitation by 3-dimentional "Kansho", Nagoyashi-koukan, Feb. 2010

Nagoya Edutheque (Coauthor), Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Design Section, Tohoku-gakuin University, Aug. 2009

Accumulation of Knowledge (Coauthor)), Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Design Section, Tohoku-gakuin University, Aug. 2009

Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Tohoku Branch, S Clinic, Sendai Mediateque, Nov. 2008

The Relationship between people and object, in case of House (Coauthor), Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Design Section, Hiroshima University, Sep. 2008

Nukeru, Yuragu, Mazeru, Tunagu (Coauthor), Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Design Section, Hiroshima University, Sep. 2008

The Pier of Meditation (Coauthor), Presentation at Architectural Institute of Japan, Design Section, Hiroshima University, Sep. 2008

Lecture, "Design Process of Villa Savoye", Housei University, Oct. 2007

Critic of Joint Graduate Thesis Design Review, Tokai-chiku, Mar. 2006

Discussant of "Mesuring of Space: the Problem of Scale and Modulor of Le Corbusier' Architecture", Chubu Institute for Advanced Studies, Jun. 2005

"Environment and Architecture", Lecture at Sankyo Aluminum Company, Mar. 2004

"On Le Corbusier and his video picture", Symposium of Architectural Institute of Japan, Chubu University, Sep. 2003

Lecture, "Figure of Town- In Search of the Image of Town Planning", Toyoake Civic Hall, Oct. 2002

Lecture, "The Difference between Japanese Houses and Houses in Western World", Setagaya Industrial Association, Sep. 2002

Lecture, "Learning from Architectural Design Competition-Paris, Frankfurt, Fukushima: 3 Projects at Maki and Associates", Gallery Plannet, July 2002

Field Work, Creative Works

Nishimachi International School Yashiro Media Center, "Shinkenchiku", Mar. 2009

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, "Kenchiku Gijutsu", Dec. 2008

Nishimachi International School Yashiro Media Center, "Architectural Record Web/ Building Type Study", Feb. 2008

House with Cherry Tree Courtyard, "DETAL JAPAN", Feb. 2006

House in Kinuta, "Shinkenchiku-Jutaku Tokushu", Oct. 2005

7.2M3, "Shinkenchiku-Jutaku Tokushu", Nov. 2002

DEUX COURS, "Kenchiku-Bunka", Aug. 2002

Fukuoka University Helios Plaza, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan.2000

Fukushima Prefectural Women's Center, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan. 2000

Control of Residencial Environment by Independent Plane, "Kenchiku Gijutsu", Sep. 1999

Residence in Okura, "Kenchiku Gijutsu", Sep.1999

Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan. 1993

Keio University Shonan-Fujisawa Campus, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan. 1993

Biblioteque Nationale de France: Competition Project, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan. 1993

Frankfurt Main Center: Competition Project, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jan. 1993

Cornell University, Kajima Institute Publishing "SD", Jun. 1986

Architectural Education in Cornell University, Shinkenchikusha "Shinkenchiku", Nov. 1984

Awards

Awarded 3rd JIA House Design Prize in Tohoku, Encouraging Prize, 2008

Awarded 3rd Exterior Wall Renovation Contest, 2002

Social Activities

Organizer of A study group on HEAD (Home & Environment Advanced Design), 2009

Design of "Shift Cube" at Kouryu Atrium, Bunka Forum Kasugai, 2008

Exhibition of Student Design Works at Horikawa Gallery, 2006

Member of the Committee for Formulating Future Vision of Urban Interchange Hub, Kasugai, 2006

Member of the Executive Committee of Architectural Institute of Japan Conference, 2003

Others

Joint Workshop with faculty and students from Department of Interior Architecture, Ohio University, Aug. 2007

Joint Workshop with faculty and students from Department of Interior Architecture, Ohio University, Jul. 2005

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