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Architect , educator

Mitsuru Senda, Japanese architect, educator. Certified 1st class architect, Ministry of Construction. Recipient Design award, Mainichi Shinbunsha, 1978, Kasumigaseki Building Memorial prize, Architectural Institute Japan, 1993. Vice president Architectural Institute Japan, Minato-ku, 1999—2001, president, 2001—2003.

Background

Senda, Mitsuru was born on December 8, 1941 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Son of Minoru and Chika Senda.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1964. Doctor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1982.

Career

Republican Environment Design Institute, Minato-ku, 1968—1984. Professor Ryukyu University, Naha, Japan, 1984—1987, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, 1988—1992, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro-ku, 1992—2004. Lecturer Nihon University, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, 1974—1984, Waseda University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 1981—1984.

Achievements

  • Certified 1st class architect, Ministry of Construction.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Design of Children's Play Environment, Children's Play Environment (award International Association Traffic and Safety Sciences, 1987). Principal works include Aichi Children's Center (Architectural Institute Japan prize, 1997), Hyogo Prefectural Tajima Dome (International Olympic Committee & IAKS award gold medal, 2000, IAA grand prize, 2003), Ibaragi Nature Museum (Japan Institute Landscape Architecture prize, 1996).

Membership

Vice president Architectural Institute Japan, Minato-ku, 1999—2001, president, 2001—2003.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, listening to music, movies, walking, sightseeing.

Connections

Married Junko Motofuji. Children: Ko, Yu.

father:
Minoru Senda

mother:
Chika Senda

spouse:
Junko Motofuji

child:
Ko Senda

child:
Yu Senda