Self-introduction Iwata

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Regional and Urban Reconstruction Research Division
Planning Technology for Urban Revitalization
Tsukasa Iwata (Professor)
 
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Guest Professor, DONGJI UNIVERSITY

 

・1957 Born in KOBE, JAPAN
・1982 Graduated from Department of Urban Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
・1989 Dr. of Engineering, Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.
・1989-1992 Researcher, Building Research Institute, Ministry of Construction, JAPAN
・1992-1997 Senior Researcher, Building Research Institute, Ministry of Construction, JAPAN
・1995-2002 Part-time lecturer (Concurrent post), University of Tsukuba
・1997-2001 Head, Building Research Institute, Ministry of Construction, JAPAN
・2001-2004 Head, National Institute of Land and Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, JAPAN
・2004-2014 Research Coordinator, Building Research Institute, Independent administrative agency JAPAN
・2005-2015 Professor (Concurrent post), University of Tsukuba
・2014-2015 Senior Research Fellow, Building Research Institute, Independent administrative agency JAPAN
・2015- Professor, Tohoku University
・2018- Guest Professor (Concurrent post), Dongji University
 
From 1980 to the present I participate in town planning in Miharu, Fukushima Prefecture, and also lead the town improvement planning based on the local housing culture such as Aizu-Bange, Aizu-Hongo and Inawashiro in Fukushima Prefecture, Kanayama in Yamagata prefecture, Yamada in Fukuoka prefecture, Shin-Kamigoto in Nagasaki prefecture and Kikai in Kagoshima prefecture.
I also participated in the survey and analysis at the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake and the reconstruction plan for Yamakoshi area at the Chuetsu Earthquake. Especially, in the Great East Japan Earthquake, I support for the construction of the wooden emergency temporary housing, the disaster public housing and regional reconstruction houses.
 
【Art Works】
・2011 “Kataaki no Sato” Living experience housing:Kyushu Architectural Award of the Japan Architectural Institute.
・2005 “Kamigo Apartment complex in Shin-Kamigoto” Wooden public housing:Award of Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
・1992 “Banshu-dohri in Miharu” Street Design:Excellence Award Winner of Beautiful Townscape by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
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【Award】
・2011 “Award of HOPE (Housing with Proper Environment)”:Construction of a wooden structure temporary housing by the party for reconstruction houses in Miharu.
・2011 “Good Work Award of HOPE (Housing with Proper Environment)”:Living experience housing “Kataaki no Sato”.
・2005 “Award of Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism”: Wooden public housing “Kamigo Apartment complex in Shin-Kamigoto”.
・1997 “A 1997 Speaker Awards Winner”:AM/FM INTERNATINAL Annual Conference XX held in Nashville
・1996 “The CAD division winner”:The 1996 Graphics Competition held during 1996 World Users Conference in Amsterdam
・1989 “Prime Minister's Award”: Miharu Housing Study Team (Housing Month Award by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism).