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consultant , architectural engineer

Saburo Takama, Japanese architectural engineer, consultant. Recipient Energy Conservation award, Ministry Construction Japan, 1996, Sustainable Building and Housing award, International Benefits, Eval. and Costs Working Group, 2005.

Background

Takama, Saburo was born on September 23, 1941 in Tokyo. Son of Shigeru and Tamayo Takama.

Education

Bachelor in Architectural Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1965. Master in Architectural Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1967.

Career

Mechanical engineer Otaka Architect & Associate, Tokyo, 1967—1968. Director Tokyo Denpa Limited company, 1968—1979. Lecturer Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1974—1990, Tokyo National University Fine Arts, 1988—1993, Science University Tokyo, 1998—2003.

President Scientific Air-conditioning Institute, since 1970. Consultant Osaka Gas Limited company, Osaka, Japan, since 1990, OM Solar Association, Hamamatsu, since 2003. Jury member environmental design award Japan Institute Architect, Tokyo, 2000—2001.

Visiting researcher RCAST University Tokyo, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Guide to Passive Solar House, 1984, Handbook of Environmental Design - House, 1991, Environment and Energy, 2002.

Membership

Chairman parents' association Koran High School, 1978—1983. Member of American Society of Heating, Society Heating, Airconditioning and Sanitary Engineers Japan (20th Systems Design award 1982, 27th Systems Design award 1989), Architectural Institute Japan (Selected Architect award 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dance, movies, kabuki.

Connections

Married Misuzu Takama, September 18, 1965. Children: Kyoko, Yoshiko.

father:
Shigeru Takama

mother:
Tamayo Takama

spouse:
Misuzu Takama

child:
Kyoko Takama

child:
Yoshiko Takama