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Kazuo IWAMURA

M.E., Architect-JIA/ARCASIA/UIA:
CEO, IWAMURA Atelier Inc.
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo City University (TCU),
Visiting Professor, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong
Lecturer: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


Magdalena PRECHTL-IWAMURA

B.A./Fine Art: Senior Director
Lecturer, FARBER-CASTELL ACADEMY at Itoya


Tomohito OKUDAIRA

M.E., Director, Registered Architect: Architectural Design


Kiyoshi MIISHO

M.E., Director: Urban and Project Planning & Consulting


Kanto IWAMURA

B.A., Architectural Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design


Keiko KASHINO

Secretary


Ryoichi ISHIZAKI

B.E., Partner, Registered Architect: Architectural Design


Eriko MAKIUCHI

M.E., Partner, Registered Architect: Architectural Environment


Kazumi TOJYO

B.E., Partner, Registered Architect: Architectural Design





Short Biography of Kazuo IWAMURA


Born: 1948 in Kobe, Hyogo Pref., JAPAN
Nationality: Japanese
Languages: Japanese, English, German and French

Academic Career

1971: Graduated from Faculty of Architecture, Waseda University, Tokyo / B.E.
1973: Graduated from Graduate School of Waseda University / M.E.(Architectural Design)
1973~1974: Scholarship in Paris, provided by French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (CoopérationTéchnique)

Professional Career

1974~1977:

    Practices of urban and architectural design at Agence CANDILIS (Professor-Architect:
    Georges Candilis), in Paris (1994~76) and in Athens (1976~77).

1977~1980:

    Establishment of “AG5 (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Architektur und Städtebau)” with 4 German architect-partners in Darmstadt, Germany (1977).
    -Practices of town planning, urban and architectural design in Germany and Middle-East, mainly based upon ecological design approach of “Baubiologie (Building and Biology)”.

1980~Now :

    Establishment of “IWAMURA Atelier” in Tokyo (1980).
    -Practices of urban and architectural research, design, implementation and consulting, based upon holistic environmental design approach through networking related experts or organizations according to project features.
    -Major contribution has been the R&D of Symbiotic Housing Project.
    -Lecturer of architectural and environmental design at 10 different universities, including graduate schools, in Tokyo, Perth (Australia) and Beijing

1998~2008:

    Professor at Faculty of Environmental & Information Studies, Musashi Institute of Technology, Yokohama.
    -Special subject: Environmental design for a sustainable future

2009~2014:

    Professor at Faculty of Urban Life Studies, Tokyo City University (TCU), Tokyo
    -Special subject: Urban dwelling design for a sustainable future

2014~:

    Professor Emeritus at TCU, Lecturer at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo, Japan) and
    Visiting Professor at Chu Hai College (Hong Kong)