|「Kaleidoscopic Review of Housing & Communities from around the Globe」
Single Author／Feb. 2015／Sojyusha
Iwamura has been traveling since the 70’s much more than 50 countries and 300 cities in Middle East, Africa, Europe, Scandinavia, Americas, Asia, Oceania and Japan. Based on these abundant experiences, 100 places are selected and included in this book as a kaleidoscopic reportage about housing and communities from around the Globe.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of CASBEE release to public, the whole activities and outcomes have been compiled in this book in English. Iwamura, together with other two co-authors Prof. Shuzo Murakami and Prof. Ray Cole, has edited and translated into English the whole papers of other selected writers as well.
|「Housing for Human Security」
A special magazine has been issued to compile the outcomes of investigation and researches about the natural disasters and environment done by Iwamura and IA since right after the Great Erthquaque in March 2011. The concept of “Housing for Human Security” is elaborately discussed associated with a wide spread of techniques and systems according to the continuous timelines of Peacetime→At disaster→Aftermath.
|「Manual of Architectural & Urban Model Making」
IA has been accumulating specific and tremendous know-how of making architectural and urban model, mainly developed by the co-authors, K. Iwamura and T. Hanawa. The whole outcomes are edited in comprehensive and systematic way easy to understand and practice for students and/or young architects as a manual.
|「CASBEE-Detached House for Beginners」
A comprehensive book for beginners about the CASBEE-Detached House, which has been newly developed as a series of the CASBEE system, Japanese original rating system of built-environment’s environmental performance. It was edited and written by IWAMURA et al. under the leadership of Prof. MURAKAMI.
|「Urban Design in the Era of Global Environment」
This is the 10th book of a series of “Community Design”, published by the Architectural Institute of Japan. IWAMURA, a Leading member of the editing committee, made efforts to develop the first text book of this kind in Japan, constituted of the state-of-the-art concept and methods for community making in the era of global environment.
|「Architecture for a Sustainable Future～All about the Holistic Approach in Japan （English）」
On the occasion of hosting SB05Tokyo Conference, IBEC published this English version of “Architectural Design in the Era of Global Environment”, updating the original book as of August 2002. IWAMURA played the major role of reediting as well as translation, and consequently drew considerably high interests world-wide.
|「asian breezes～towards sustainable architectures (English)」
Editing／Jun. 2005／Japan Institute of Architects
IWAMURA, as the director of UIA Work Program “Architecture for a Sustainable Future”, collected State-of-the-Art practices of sustainable architecture in Asia and edited in English. It was released in 2005 UA Congress in Istanbul. This movement was presumed to become a “tempest” from the state of “breeze.”
|「Regional Environment and Succession」
Following the series of “Architecture of a Sustainable Future” for beginners, the 1st tom for professionals about the relationship between built-environment and regional environment design as well as the aspects to be inherited, which was the first comprehensive book in Japan of this kind, edited by the Architectural Institute of Japan.
|「Cultural Aspects of Environmental Housing in Japan(English)」
Single Author／Sep. 2003／Blackwell Publishing, UK
IWAMURA’s paper about the Environmentally Symbiotic Housing (ESH), presented at a workshop of University of British Columbia, is included in the establish magazine in UK, “Buildings, Culture & Environment.” The author clarifies the historical housing issues in Japan and future problems through the new viewpoints of ESH in terms of cultural aspects.
|「Architectural Design in the Era of Global Environment」
Editing／Aug. 2002（2nd Edition:2009.7)／Shokokusha
Based upon the “Charter of Global Environment and Architecture”, released by the Architectural Institute of Japan and the 4 other related organizations, this book was compiled in terms of how architecture should be in the era of global environment, as a textbook. IWAMURA, as a core member of the editing committee, wrote and edited together with other top experts if this field.
|「CASBEE for Beginners ～Rating Buildings in terms of the Environmental Performance」
Co-Editing／Aug. 2002／Nikkei BP
This is the 1st comprehensive book for beginners about CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built-environment Environment Evaluation) that was developed as the Japan’s own system. It was compiled by IWAMURA et al. under the leadership of Pof. MURAKAMI.
|「Glocal Document 2000, Forefront of Sustainable Architecture」
IWAMURA, having been making researches about sustainable architecture and city through the UIA committee and the magazine BioCity for a long time, compiled all the best practices in recent years as a documentation in collaboration with many the co-authors.
|「AOF Document (English)」
Editing／May 1999／Japan Institute of Architects
IWAMURA, having led an activity of UIA Work Program “Architecture of the Future (AOF)” for 6 years, compiled the whole outcomes in terms of ideas and practices in a report in English, which was released at the UIA Congress Beijing in 1999. This was a international contribution of the Japan Institute of Architects.
|「Symbiotic Housing A-Z」
This is a comprehensive text book about the idea and practices of “Environmentally Symbiotic Housing” in terms of planning process, techniques, evaluation method and design practice, associated with an ample of figures, under the auspice of the KKJ Organization.
|「Forms of Co-living」
Single Author／Nov. 1997／Kenchiku Shiryo Kenkyusha
IWAMURA gave a lecture at the “Saturday School of Architecture” about the past and now of environmental symbiosis and eco-housing in detail around the world based upon his own expereinces, which was recorded and compiled in this book.
|「Declaration of the Environmentally Symbiotic Housing」
Co-Editing／Oct. 1992／Keibun Shuppan
A large research group on “Environmentally Symbiotic Housing was established by the Housing Bureau of Ministry of Construction in 1991 as a preparation for the Rio Summit. As a general consultant, IWAMURA edited all the outcomes of the researches about the idea and techniques across the scale from living environment to the global environment
Single Author／Mar. 1990／Kajima Shuppankai
IWAMURA discussed about the current situation of contemporary architecture as human environment, from the viewpoint of Baubiologie (Building and Biology). Based upon his own experinces in Germany and Japan, he tried to show the new relationship among living creature, architecture and environment.
|「Ecological Settlement in Germany」
Co-Author／Mar. 1990／Chuo Houki
IWAMURA wrote about the outline of “Kassel Ecological Settlement”, which was then state-of-the-art practice in terms of sustainable housing development in Germany. He took part in this cooperative project in Kassel and built there his own house according to the shared concept and way of building eco-house.
|「Hot-springs in Western Countries」
Co-Author／Dec. 1989.12／Kajima Shuppankai
This is a unique book about 16 hot-springs in Western Countries associated with the historical, cultural and societal backgrounds since the Roman Time. IWAMURA made onsite researches and wrote in detail about “Baden” in Switzerland and “Vittel” in France, under the editorial policy by IKEUCHI.
Translation (German to Japanese)／Jul. 1986／Kajima Shuppankai
Prof. Frei OTTO, a globally well known German structural designer, edited and wrote the philosophical book about his innovation of light membrane structure under the title of “Natürliche Kostructionen.” IWAMURA translated this historic book into Japanese, which has been constantly read nation-wide to date.