Shimoda Ichita (Dr. architecture)

 

Personal Information

Assistant Professor, World Heritage Studies, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

 

Profession

Architectural History of Ancient and Medieval Period at the Southeast Asia

Conservation of Stone and Brick Structure

World Heritage Studies

  

Career

2019-: Assistant Professor

World Heritage Studies, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

2018-2019: Senior Specialist

World Cultural Heritage Unit, Office for International Cooperation of Cultural Heritages, Cultural Resources unitization Division, Agency for Cultural Affairs

2016-2018: Senior Specialist

Office for World Cultural Heritage, Monuments and Sites Division, Cultural Properties Department, Agency for Cultural Affairs

2013-2016: Assistant Professor

World Heritage Studies, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

2007-2013: Site Director

Japanese Government Team for Safeguarding Angkor

2004-2007: Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University

 

Education 

2010: Doctor of Architecture degree awarded

            Waseda University, School of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Architecture

            Doctoral thesis: “Study on the Ancient Khmer City ISANAPURA”

2001-2004: Research Fellowship for Young Scientists

2001-2004: Doctoral Program in Architectural History

            Waseda University, School of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Architecture

1999-2001: Master of Architecture

            Waseda University, School of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Architecture

1996-1999: Bachelor of Architecture

            Waseda University, School of Science and Engineering, Dept. of Architecture

 

Main Works 

2016-2019: Senior Specialist, Agency for Cultural Affairs

            Nomination work of the UNESCO World Heritage

  • Architectural Works of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (2016)

  • The Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region (2017)

  • Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region (2018)

  • Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group, Mounded Tombs in Ancient Japan (2019)

2013-2015: UNESCO Expert

            Borobudur Conservation Project (in Indonesia)

 

2006-2015: Technical Advisor, Japanese Government Team for Safeguarding Angkor Monument

            Restoration Project of the Outer Gallery, Bayon

            Restoration Project of the Southern Library, Bayon

            Restoration Project of the Northern Library, Angkor Wat

 

2003-2016: Field Director

            Sambor Prei Kuk Conservation Project (in Cambodia)

  

Awards

2012: Decorated the Royal medal of Sahametrei from Kingdom of Cambodia,

by the restoration work of the Bayon temple

 

2006: Decorated the Royal Medal of Sahametrei from Kingdom of Cambodia,

by the research and conservation of Sambor Prei Kuk monuments