PROFILE

Toshiroh IKEGAMI

FOBOS 4F 4-3-1 awajimachi chuou-ku Osaka JAPAN 541-0047
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URBAN GAUSS Architect. Director
NPO ECODESIGN NET WORK chairman
OSAKA GREEN PURCHASING NET WORK chairman
KYOTO CITY UNIVERSITY of ARTS Professor Emeritus
KWANSEI GAKUIN UNIVERSITY Former Professor Architect

1948  Born in Osaka. JAPAN
1974  BA Osaka University, Architecture.
1976  Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
1977  First Class architect. In Japan
1981  Established Toshiroh Ikegami Architecture Company
1986  URBAN GAUSS
2001  Vice chairman, 2007 Chairman TEAM AXIS4 -NPO ECODESIGN NET WORK.
1993  Assistant Professor,
1999  Professor,
2000  Professor Doctor Course of Kyoto City University of Arts (KCUA),
1992-2002  G-MARK jury Member of Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP)
1999 The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design ICSID ROSTER of DESIGN EXPERT
2003-2011 JDP DESIGN EXPERT

Designing with the concept “EDIT” and creating new lifestyles as an architect.
Educating the students from the basic training of design to environmental design doctor course in KCUA.
Dealing scale equal from 1/1 to 1/ 200,000.
Territory of design covers mainly architect, city planning, landscape design, products design etc.

From 2000 focusing Sustainable Progress Design, 3D Archive of Traditional Architecture in To-ji Temple Kyoto, Space Design with JAXA.
Theme now is “a Micro Climate in a Micro Biosphere”

1993  Well known work, “House at Hiroh” on the air at TV ASHAHI Tokyo.

Revival Dwelling Complex Project from Earthquake in Kobe “HIGASHIMCHI and EDOMACHI” BUILDING.

2001  Ecological City Plan at YUMESHIMA Islands in Osaka, Japan, “URBAN SEA RESORT TOWN “

2003  Research Project “OSAKA MODEL as CIRCULATION ORIENTED SOCIETY through CASE STUDY of EXISTING CITY & NEIBORHOOD NATURE” from TEAM AXIS4 -NPO ECODESIGN NETWORK supported by Japan Society and Technology Agency.

1973-  Visiting 31 countries & 92 cities to research.

1978-  Invitation lecture in America, Mexico Malaysia Bangladesh and China.

Guest Professor of Environmental Design in China, School of Arts & Design, Thingha University.

1995-2004  Design Consultant for Asia and Pacific Trade Center in Osaka.

2002-3  Support for design students educating program in DESIGNERS WEEK in Japan.

1992-2002  GOOD DESIGN selection member for JAPAN DESIGN PROMOTION ORGANIZATION.

2005  Chairman of international design competition “ENERGY” from JAPAN DESIGN FOUNDATION.

AWARD & PRIZE

2005 SEASIDE FARM & SEA FARM ECOLOGY AWARD
GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

2000 HIGASIMACHI and EDOMACHI, TOWN DISTRICT FORMATION G-MARK AWARD
GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

2000 AQUA WORKS
PRIZE FROM JAPANESE SOCIETY OF COMMERCIAL SPACE DESIGNERS

2000 SOLAR TUBE
G-MARK AWARD / GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

2000 MARE
G-MARK AWARD / GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

1999 PAGE FACTORY
SPACE DESIGN COMPETISION 1st PRIZE

1998 ROADSIDE DESIGN & PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE for SAKAI CITY
AWARD OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN FROM SAKAI CITY, OSAKA JAPAN

1997 T.I.CHAIR
G-MARK AWARD / GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

1995 ALPHA BLANCA ST
PRIZE from JAPAN FEDERATION OF ARCHITECTS & BUILDING ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION

1994 ALPHA BLANCA ST
G-MARK AWARD / GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

1994 PAGE FACTORY
G-MARK AWARD / GOOD DESIGN SELECTED BY MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

1994 RESIDENCE AT HIROO TOKYO
INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD THE JAPAN ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION CENTER FOUNDATION

1990 CITY POLE
36th PRESIDENT PRISE OSAKA ARCHITECTS AND BUILDING ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION

1983 PUBLIC CHAIR PROTOTYPE
THE PRIZE OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY MINISTERY / 1st COMPETITION of JAPAN DESIGN FOUNDATION

Main books and contributions

「The methodology of the ecological design in the recycle-based city 」-『The 21st century, ecology and a plan for the business』

Diamond company Pub. Junior Chamber International Ed. Corporate with TEAM AXIS4 -NPO ECODESIGN NET WORK

The methodology of the ecological design in the recycle-based city / Toshiroh IKEGAMI

Others, many contributions

Main researches in recent years

2007  Da Minggong Cultural National Historical Park Plan Xi’an CHINA

2003-6  “OSAKA MODEL as CIRCULATION ORIENTED SOCIETY through CASE STUDY of EXISTING CITY &NEIBORHOOD NATURE” – TEAM AXIS4 NPO ECODESIGN NET WORK with Japan Society and Technology Agency/RISTEX

2005-7 “SPACE FUTON” with NISHIKAWA LIVING & Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency-JAXA 

2001-2004  Artistic Approach to Space – between KCUA & JAXA)

2004  BEIJING WANGJING XINCHENG A1 area PROJECT 

2004  The Anatomy in Cyber Space -TOJI Temple Exhibition in China Beijing, X’ian SEP2004

2003  The Anatomy in Cyber Space -TOJI Temple Exhibition in Kyoto NOV2003 

2003  OSAKA TRANSFER SHOW CASE-Osaka 2002 “Challenge of Kansai -The space factory Exhibition-Technology and Dream to begin for manufacturing”

2001  URBAN SEA RESORT TOWN PROJECT, OSAKA BAY