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Guest Speaker Yasuaki Onoda Urban Designer, Professor of Department of Architecture and Building Science, Tohoku University

ゲストスピーカー 小野田 泰明 アーバンデザイナー 東北大学工学研究科 教授

asuaki Onoda would be the most noted architectural planner in recent Japan. He has known as his profession after his contribution to a masterpiece of contemporary architecture, Sendai Mediatheque by Toyo Ito in 2001. In 2003, he received AIJ(Architectural Institution of Japan) prize, which is prestigious prize in the field of architecture in Japan, for Reihoku Community Hall with Hitoshi Abe. Since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011, he has been playing an important role as an organizer for reconstruction projects in disaster affected areas and contributed to realize some good architecture in a severe front line of reconstruction from the disaster. In Oct. 2018, Chinese version of his AIJ award book, “Pre-Design Thinking of Architecture” published by Wu-Nan Book Inc., Taipei.