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徳島木の家コンクール新築部門 徳島県木造住宅推進協議会長賞  「藍住の家」
第13回日本建築家協会(JIA)環境建築賞 優秀賞(住宅部門)  「丈六の家」
日本建築学会作品選集  「沖洲の家」
日本住宅生産団体連合会「環境に配慮した我が家」 コンクール入賞 「脇町の家」
郵船フォトコンテスト89 入賞 「昼のひととき」

新居 照和  Terukazu Nii

一級建築士(登録 第224848号)日本建築家協会 登録建築家  CASBEE(建築物総合環境性能評価)戸建評価員

略 歴

新居建築研究所をインド人建築家ヴァサンティ・メノンと共同設立
末吉栄三計画研究室 勤務/沖縄
株式会社C.D.C.(建築設計・都市計画コンサルタント)勤務/東京
1979~1986
建築家B.V.ドーシのもとにインド、アーメダーバード留学  CEPT大学院美術研究科絵画科修了(CEPT,KANORIA CENTRE FOR ARTS)
CEPTにて画家P.C. サグラのもとで絵画を学ぶ  ヴァストゥ・シルパ・ファンデーション研究員  CEPT,SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE研究生
関西大学大学院工学研究科修士課程修了
関西大学工学部建築学科卒業
徳島県徳島市生まれ

教育・委員活動

JIA四国・中国支部 環境×建築 連続セミナー実行委員会委員長
JIA環境行動ラボ委員
阿南工業高等専門学校非常勤講師
高知県環境共生型住宅モデルハウス設計審査委員長 環境省エコハウスモデル事業環境省設計レビュー専門家
日本建築学会四国支部徳島支所長
日本建築学会建築雑誌編集委員
信州大学人文学部非常勤講師
四国大学非常勤講師

ヴァサンティ メノン 新居  Vasanti Menon Nii

略 歴

新居建築研究所を建築家 新居照和と共同設立
末吉栄三計画研究室 勤務/沖縄
株式会社C.D.C.(建築設計・都市計画コンサルタント)勤務/東京
アーメダーバード環境工科大学(CEPT)School of Planning研究員
アーメダーバード環境工科大学大学院 都市・地域計画学専攻終了 (School of Planning, CEPT)
建築家B.V.ドーシ事務所 勤務
ムンバイ(旧ボンベイ)大学建築学部卒業 (Sir.J.J.School of Architecture)
インド ムンバイ市生まれ

教育・委員活動

徳島県国際交流促進委員会委員
徳島県総合計画審議会専門委員
株式会社C.D.C.(建築設計・都市計画コンサルタント)勤務/東京
四国長期ビジョン県別懇話会委員
徳島市まちづくりモニター
建築家B.V.ドーシ事務所 勤務
徳島県21世紀徳島港区懇話会委員

AWARDS

Tokushima Prefecture Wood House Promotion Committee Award  -House in Aizumi
13th Japan Institute of Architects Sustainable Architecture Award Residential Sector  -House in Joroku
Architectural Institute of Japan Selected Works 2012  -Two houses in Okinosu
‘Home with Consideration for Environment’ Award Federation of Housing Builders’ Organizations -House in Wakimachi
Yupec Photo Contest 89

TERUKAZU NII

Terukazu Nii, born in Tokushima, Japan, received his Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree of Architecture, majoring in Housing & Urban Design, from Kansai University, Osaka in 1977 and 1979 respectively. After traveling widely to see architecture in North Africa, Europe & Asia, he studied Housing as a research fellow in Vastu-Shilpa Foundation, a research organisation founded by the famous Indian architect, Balkrishna Doshi. Trained in drawing and painting under the well-known Indian artist, Piraji Sagara, he held an exhibition of his drawings, paintings and photographs at Hutheesingh Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad in 1984. He went on to graduate from the post-graduate program at Kanoria School for Arts, Ahmedabad in 1986.

Returning to Japan in 1986, having apprenticed at Construction Design Consultants, Tokyo and at Sueyoshi Eizo, Architect & partners, Okinawa, he began private practice with Vasanti Menon in Tokushima, Shikoku in 1991.

He heads the Architectural Institute of Japan, Shikoku Chapter, Tokushima Branch, since 2008 and also the Action Committee for Environment VS Architecture Seminar Series、2013~14. He represents JIA at Architects’ Council for Asia for Committee on Green and Sustainable Architecture since 2012. He also headed the selection committee for the national “eco-house” model project for Shikoku (Kochi Prefecture) in 2009. Between 2001~03, when he was on the Editorial Board for Journal of Architecture and Building Science, the Architectural Institute of Japan, he coordinated a special issue on Indian Architecture.

He has been visiting lecturer at Shikoku University since 1996 and at Anan National College of Technology since 2010. He was visiting lecturer at Shinshu University in 2000 and has been a visiting critic at Kochi University of Technology in 2011. He has lectured on works of the firm at the University of Shiga Prefecture, the National University of Tokushima, Shinshu University, the Osaka Municipal College of Design, Rizvi College of Architecture, Balkrishna Doshi’s office and School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.

Actively involved in voluntary activities concerning environmental protection of Yoshino River and its drainage basin area since 1995, he continues to pursue its’ history, in a study group.


VASANTI MENON

Vasanti Menon, born in Mumbai, India, received her Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Sir.J.J.College of Architecture, University of Bombay in 1980. She apprenticed at the office of notable Indian architect, Balkrishna Doshi, Indian counterpart for Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn’s works in India. Having studied the old town of Ahmedabad, she went on to complete the Post-graduate Course in Urban and Regional Planning from School of Planning, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad. Here, she helped in a comparative analysis of Indian cities in 1986, before she moved to Japan. Apprenticed at Construction Design Consultants, Tokyo and at Sueyoshi Eizo, Architect & partners, Okinawa, she began private practice with Terukazu Nii in Tokushima in 1991.

With a unique point of view as an Asian professional living outside central Japan, fluent in Japanese & English, she has offered a professional, international point of view in various public advisory committees. She has contributed greatly in the understanding of India, its culture & architecture, and towards building a non-hierarchal society, through lectures in schools and the community, as a panelist in discussions and through writing.

Notable amongst them is helping Gallery Taisei, Tokyo, organize an exhibition of Indian works of Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn and Balkrishna Doshi in 2001, and subsequently bringing it to the Tokushima Municipal Corporation, and interpreting them in their context there. Others are lectures on Indian architecture and culture at Shinshu University, National University of Tokushima, the Osaka Municipal College of Design and Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society, Osaka. In 2011, she was invited as a visiting critic to Kochi University of Technology.

Major voluntary activities both have undertaken together

They facilitated sending contributions from the people of Tokushima to help rebuild Kutch, India after the 2001 Earthquake through the organization, GAP-ISRCDE, Ahmedabad. They also prepared a renovation proposal for a damaged complex in Kutch, through Gujarat Project in 2005. They organised an Indian classical music concert in Tokushima in 1995 for known Indian artists, Shujaat Khan and Yogesh Samshi. They also sent “ 1’ film”, a work for peace based on the Battle of Okinawa, to known Indian Film Directors, Nachiket & Jayoo Patwardhan, for circulation in India in 1988.


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