TAKAHIRO TANAKA

Last Updated :2020/09/11

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
ttanakahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2004/02/01, 2008/03/31, Kobe University, COE Researcher
  • 2008/04/01, 2008/09/30, Yokohama National University, Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, COE Fellow
  • 2008/10/01, 2017/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering , Associate Professor
  • 2017/10/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Yokohama National University
  • Master of Engineering, Yokohama National University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Engineering : Cluster 4(Civil Engineering and Architecture)
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Engineering : Architecture
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Engineering : Architecture

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Architecture and Building Engineering

Research Fields

  • Engineering;Architecture and building engineering;Town planning / Architectural planning
  • Engineering;Architecture and building engineering;Architectural environment / Equipment
  • Environmental science;Sustainable and environmental system development;Environmental policy and social systems

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • The City Planning Institute of Japan
  • Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture
  • GIS Association of Japan
  • The Society of Heating,Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan
  • Heat Island Institute International

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Toward Construction of Safe Social Environment
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Architectural Project and Drawing I
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Architectural Project and Drawing II
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Exercises in Environmental Science
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Town Planning
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Urban Environment
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Peace Urbanism and Architecture
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar in Architecture III
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Year, Graduation Thesis
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in Architecture IV
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in Architecture V
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in Architecture IB
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in Architecture IIA
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in Architecture IIA
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in Architecture IIB
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Architecture IB
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Architecture IIA
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Architecture IIA
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Architecture IIB
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  25. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Advanced Urban Environmental Planning
  26. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Environmental & Architectural Design II
  27. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Community Environmental Mapping Using User-Friendly GIS: A Case Study in Muko Neighborhood, Amagasaki City, Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, 6(2), 363-370, 200711
  2. Using GIS in Community Design Charrettes: Lessons from a Japan-U.S. Collaboration in Earthquake Recovery and Mitigation Planning for Kobe, Habitat International, 33(4), 310-318, 200910
  3. Urban Environmental Climate Maps for Urban Planning Considering Urban Heat Island Mitigation in Hiroshima, Journal of Heat Island Institute International, 9(2), 61-66, 201412
  4. A Study on the Psychological Evaluation of Tourism Landscape Images in Hiroshima: A Psychological Evaluation by Korean Subjects, Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, 16(1), 223-229, 201701
  5. Impacts of Land Use Changes from the Hanoi Master Plan 2030 on Urban Heat Islands: Part 1. Cooling Effects of Proposed Green Strategies, Sustainable Cities and Society, 32, 295-317, 201707
  6. Making Climatic Zoning Maps in Yokohama: Comparison among different resolution calculations, Journal of Heat Island Institute International, 12(2), 107-114, 201708
  7. Sea Breeze Effect Mapping for Mitigating Summer Urban Warming: For Making Urban Environmental Climate Map of Yokohama and Its Surrounding Area, Urban Climate, 24, 529-550, 201806
  8. The Impact of Spatial Population Distribution Patterns on CO2 Emissions and Infrastructure Costs in a Small Japanese Town, Sustainable Cities and Society, 40, 513-523, 201807
  9. Relationship between City Size, Coastal Land Use and Summer Daytime Air Temperature Rise with Distance from Coast, Climate, 6(4), 84, 201812
  10. Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Distribution Patterns of Temperatures in Urban and Rural Areas: Making Urban Environmental Climate Maps for Supporting Urban Environmental Planning and Management in Hiroshima, Sustainable Cities and Society, 47, 101419, 201905

Publications such as books

  1. 2012/03/15, Satoyama-Satoumi Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes of Japan, United Nations University Press, 2012, English, Duraiappah, A., K., Nakamura, K., Takeuchi, K., Watanabe, M., Nishi, M.,(Ed.), 9789280812107, 480
  2. 2015/09/16, The Urban Climatic Map: A Methodology for Sustainable Urban Planning, Routledge, 2015, English, Ng, E., Ren, C.,(Ed.), 9781849713764, 528, 19, Chapter 5,7
  3. 2020/04/14, The International Geodesign Collaboration: Changing Geography by Design, This book introduces to a geodesign approach that allows multiple disciplinary teams to collaborate and design at geographic scale using geographic information systems (GIS) and design tools to explore alternative future scenarios. • Learn The International Geodesign Collaboration workflow for addressing the complex global challenges when working on widely diverse, multidisciplinary projects. • Explore the potential futures of 51 university project areas around the world., ESRI Press, 2020, English, Thomas Fisher, Brian Orland, Carl Steinitz,(Ed.), 9781589486133, 186, 122-123

Awards

  1. 2016/09/22, Academic Session Award 2016, 11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia (ISAIA 2016), Designing future land use with considering effective sea breeze use: Case study in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  2. 2019/07/12, Best Poster Award, 16th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2019), Analyzing the Cooling Effect of Cold Air Drainage from the Mountains on the Urban Area in Summer Night: For Making Urban Planning With Local Climate