KENTAROYAGI

Last Updated :2019/10/07

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Education, ., Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
yagikhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Practicing design, branding and marketing in cooperation with the private enterprises and public administrations.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2015/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Associate Professor
  • 2007/04/01, 2015/03/31, Nishinippon Institute of Technology, Faculty of Design, Associate Professor
  • 2006/04/01, 2007/03/31, Nishinippon Institute of Technology, Faculty of Design, Associate Professor
  • 2002/04/01, 2006/03/31, Nishinippon Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Senior Lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kobe University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Division of Global Development Science, Japan, 2000/04, 2003/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph. D., Kobe University
  • Kobe University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Art Education

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Design science;Design science

Research Keywords

  • Design
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Visual Culture
  • Sustainable Community Design
  • Environmental Art and Design
  • Public Art

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Architectural Institute of Japan, 2000/04
  • Institute of Environmental Art and Design, 2002/06

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Arts and Crafts
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Summaries on Design
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Fundamentals in Design
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar on Products Design
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Studies on Color Coordinate Design
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Exercise to Graduation Thesis I
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Exercise to Graduarion Thesis II
  9. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  10. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Semina on Graphic Design
  11. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Fundamental Semina on C.G.
  12. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Art Education)
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Teaching Practicum I
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Art Education)
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Teaching Practice
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Teaching Practicum II
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Methodologies for Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
  19. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Art Education III (Design)
  20. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture on Art Education III (Design)
  21. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Art Education III (Design)
  22. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar on Art Education III (Design)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Rebuilding communities through the arts: Private enterprise art patronage that contributes to the sustainability of local communities in Japan, Proceedings of International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment SDBE2017, 947-956, 201712
  2. Renovating Abandoned Houses for Sustaining a Declining Community in Japan, Proceedings of 33rd PLEA International Conference Volume 1, 320-327, 2017
  3. Maintaining the House and Surrounding Environment in Insular Community near Urbanized Areas, 2015(0), 117-120, 201509
  4. A Study on Planning Process of Tsunami Evacuation Tower in Nankokucity, Proceedings of AIJ Shikoku Chapter architectural research meeting, 161-162, 20150516
  5. Raising the public concern for the historic buildings in the historic district, 45, 171-174, 2015
  6. Variations of Sustaining Communal Activities of Marginal Community, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 1206-1209, 201410
  7. A Study on City Branding Featuring Iconic Urban River, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 1173-1177, 201410
  8. A Study on Building Tsunami Evacuation Towers, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 1281-1284, 201410
  9. A Study on Architectural Life Cycle Management in Japan and China, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 527-530, 201410
  10. 6089 Corporate Social Responsibility that Supports the Activities for Sustainable Community in Kosagijima, Summaries of technical papers of annual meeting, 2014(0), 183-184, 20140912
  11. Variations of Sustaining Communal Activities of Insular Community Located in Urban Outskirts, Forms of inherited communities—rural communities as frontiers, 52-53, 201409
  12. Raising the Public concern for the Historic Buildings as Local Asset, 44, 219-222, 2014
  13. Public Art and the Characters of Manga and Anime as the Contents of Urban Space, 85-90, 20131026
  14. Characteristics of Subculture Contents in Urban Spaces, 77-84, 20131026
  15. 6085 Issues of Public Earthworks Project at Haizuka Reservoir, Summaries of technical papers of annual meeting, 2013(0), 179-180, 20130830
  16. 750 Transition of Miners' Housing at Kokura Coal Mine, 445-448, 20130303
  17. 732 Influences of Kokura coalmine on urbanization, 429-432, 20120301
  18. 727 The Issues of costraction and maintenance of rEathwork as riverfront park, 409-412, 20120301
  19. Migration Patterns and the Future of a Marginal Community, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 2012
  20. The Issues of Earthworks as Land Reclamation Project at Haizuka Reservoir, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 2012
  21. Transition of Miners’ Housing at Kokura Coal Mine, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 2012
  22. 6056 Migration Patterns of Former Residents of Kosagi Island, Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. E-2, Architectural planning and design II, Dwelling houses and housing sites, rural planning, education, 2011, 509-510, 20110720
  23. 6055 Characteristics of Former Residents of Kosagi Island, Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. E-2, Architectural planning and design II, Dwelling houses and housing sites, rural planning, education, 2011, 507-508, 20110720
  24. A Multiple Residence Framework for Sustaining an Insular Community, Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 663-666, 201011
  25. Japanese Implementation of Art in the Public Context during Modernization, Proceedings of the CU:ADS 2010, 63-69, 201009
  26. Variations of Public Art in Japan, 65-70, 20100331
  27. Art on Water: Art that revitalizes Insular Communities Facing Depopulation and Economic Decline, Nakhara: Journal of Environmental Design & Planning, 6, 119-130, 2010
  28. 6104 Variations of Life Styles in Kosagi Island, Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. E-2, Architectural planning and design II, Dwelling houses and housing sites, rural planning, education, 2009, 607-608, 20090720
  29. The Beginning of Readymade Sculpture Installation Program, Bulletin of environmental art and design, 1-7, 20090331
  30. Rise of Made-to-measure Sculpture Installation Program, 1-6, 20080501
  31. 6094 Effects of the Adjustment of Residential Quarters on Local Activities : Transition of Residential Quarters in Ohashi District in Yukuhashi City (2), Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. E-2, Architectural planning and design II, Dwelling houses and housing sites, rural planning, education, 2007, 579-580, 20070731
  32. 6093 Transition of Residential Quarters and the Feast of "Jinkosai" : Transition of Residential Quarters in Ohashi District in Yukuhashi City (1), Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. E-2, Architectural planning and design II, Dwelling houses and housing sites, rural planning, education, 2007, 577-578, 20070731
  33. Rivision of Public Art in the United States during 1980s, 9-12, 20061101
  34. Public Sculpture Installation Program employing Sculpture Symposium, 1-8, 20061101
  35. Rehabilitation of Devastated Natural Landscape as Art Project(New Frontiers in Architecture:Urban and Regional Design), 78-83, 20050220
  36. Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition as Public Sculpture Installation Program, 1-8, 20041111
  37. Landscape Design through the Collaboration of Sculptors in Sculpture Symposium, 1-8, 20031022
  38. On the Issues of Integrating Sculpture Symposia with Sculpture Installation Policies of Municipal Governments(PAPERS OF THE 21th SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH MEETING), Landscape Research Japan Online, 66(5), 465-468, 20030331
  39. Typology of New Genre Public Art, 25-28, 20021021
  40. Street Objects Contributing Attractive Cityscape in Kobe Harborland, 17-24, 20021021
  41. The Public Space Design as Collaboration Work in a Sculpture Symposium, Landscape Research Japan Online, 65(5), 869-874, 20020330
  42. 7418 Collaboration between Architect and Artist in Urban Public Space Design, Summaries of technical papers of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. F-1, Urban planning, building economics and housing problems, 2001, 835-836, 20010731
  43. Relation of Urban Public Space and Artwork in the Design Development of Public Art Project(PAPERS OF THE 19th SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH MEETING), Landscape Research Japan Online, 64(5), 835-838, 20010330
  44. Management of Aesthetic Intentions in Urban Design: Artworks in Urban Public Space, Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture International Edition, 167-175, 2001

Publications such as books

  1. 2018/,7/,1, Urban Artscapes: Essays on Political, Social and Cultural Contexts, Redefining the Boundaries of Public and Private Space in Japanese Cities: Un-Gated Theme Parks, Manga, Anime and Consumer Games, McFarland & Company, Inc., 2018, 2018, English, 978-1476665405, 208, 68—85

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. BUILDING DIGNITY: Advocative Architectural Heritage Conservation, Kentaro Yagi, Keitaro Usui, The International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, 2018/10/25, With Invitation, Alpensia Convention Center, Pyeongchang, Korea
  2. Inujima Art Project case—Preservation of Industrial HeritageInujima Art Project, Kentaro Yagi, 2018 Seoul Urban Regeneration International Conference, 2018/09/14, With Invitation, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul City Hall
  3. Inherit the Islands, 2016/02/20, With Invitation, Architectural Institute of Japan and Korean Institute of Rural Architecture, Daegu, Korea
  4. Manga, Anime and Consumer Game Characters Dominating Urban Spaces in Japan, Kentaro Yagi, Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public, 2013/06/27, Without Invitation, Artscapes Group, University of Kent, U.K.

Awards

  1. 2018年10月03日, Good Design Award, Japan Institute of Design Promotion

Works, etc.

  1. Stair [NeeSe], Kentaro Yagi and Tomohiro Hirata, A staircase that incorporates universal design equipped with staggered subsidiary steps., 2018/10/03
  2. べにふうき せとうちレモン, Kentaro Yagi, 2018/03/26
  3. 集落再生プロジェクトBH2, Yukinori Yanagi and Kentaro Yagi, Renovation of a vacant house located in the marginal community on an island in the inland sea of Japan. Utilized for the special exhibition hosted by the Puequ Satoumi Foundation and Mihara City., 2015/03, Kosagijima Special Exhibition, Mihara city, Hiroshima, Japan
  4. Primary Colors, Yahata Library, Keitaro Usui and Kentaro Yagi, 2014/11, 2014/12, Yahata Library, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan.
  5. Lighthouse/Light House, Kentaro Yagi, 2014/10, 2014/10, BUILDING DIGNITY 2014, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
  6. Time Wind:ow, Kentaro Yagi, 2013/11, BUILDING DIGNITY, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
  7. 集落再生プロジェクトBH1, Yukinori Yanagi + Kentaro Yagi, 2011/04, Mihara, Hiroshima
  8. INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE, Kentaro Yagi, 2007/09, 2007/09, Arts & Technology 2007, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Board of Directors, 2019/02, 2020/02, Pueq Satoumi Foundation
  2. Board of Directors, 2012, Institute of Environmental Art and Design

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Annual conference of Institute of Environmental Art and Design, Organizing Committee, 2013/10, 2013/10
  2. The 8th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia, Steering Committee, 2009/, 2010/