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Shunsuke Kurakata is Associate Professor of Faculty of Engineering at Osaka City University since 2011. He teaches architectural history and theory. His primary research interests are architectural ideas in modern Japan, and pursue the characteristics of some architects. Kurakata's doctoral dissertation `Study on the architecture and Philosophy of Chuta Ito' is written with the aim of clarifying the relationship between Chuta Ito's architectural ideas and his architectural planning activities. Chuta Ito (1867-1954) was an architect and architectural historian who played an active part from the middle of the Meiji Era until just prior to the advent of the World War II.

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Architectural history/Design

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  • Architectural Institute of Japan

  • Architectural Design Assosiation of Nippon

  • The Japan Institute of Architects

  • Society of Architectural Historians of Japan

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  • 2014.04

    Architectural Design Assosiation of Nippon   Director

  • 2015.09

    Architectural Institute of Japan  

  • 2013.06

    Architectural Institute of Japan  

  • 2001.04

    Society of Architectural Historians of Japan  

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  • The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan (Specific Contributions Division)

    Architectural Culture Encouragement by Osaka City's `Living Architecture Museum Project'

    2017   Architectural Institute of Japan

Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering   Urban Engineering Course   Professor  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 1996

    Waseda University  Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering 

  • 1994

    Waseda University  Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering 

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • 1990

    Waseda University   Faculty of Science and Engineering  


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  • Is there any face when architecture meets retail ?

    ( 19 ) 30 - 44 2018.11