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Researcher Information

last modified:2019/04/04

Assistant Professor TANIGAWA, Ryuichi

Faculty, Affiliation

Institute for Frontier Science Initiative

College and School Educational Field

Course of Field Study of Cultures,School of Humanities, College of Human and Social Sciences


Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
The University of Tokyo Doctor Department of Architecture Unfinished course
The University of Tokyo Master Department of Architecture Completed
Ph.D. in Engineering (The University of Tokyo)


CIAS, Kyoto University Assistant Professor(2012/04/01-2015/09/30)
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Assistant Professor(2009/04/01-2012/03/31)
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Research Associate(2004/04/01-2009/03/31)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society



Architectural history/Design、Historical studies in general

Speciality Keywords

modern Asian Architectural History, Architectural Heritage

Research Themes

Modern Asian architectural and urban history with an emphasis on the relationship between Japan and other Asian countries.

Cultural Resources Studies



  •  Connecting World and Local Heritage: Archiving Town Memories of Ikaruga Town Ryuichi Tanigawa, Yasutaka Matsumoto Center for Cultural Resource Studies vol.20 20 2018/03/31 
  •  Genealogy of Korean Electric Power Development – from Oi to Pujon History of Spatial Configuration in Modern Japan pp.369~402 2017/05/01
  •  Hydropower Plant Project on the Oi River by Anglo-Japanese Hydro-electric and American Civil Engineers Journal of Human Studies Vo.15 55-63 2017/03/31
  •  The Modernization of Maritime Asia Seen Through the History of Lighthouses Ryuichi Tanigawa 2016/03/31

Conference Presentations

  • 해방 전후의 평양에서의 주택 지역과 그 구성(conference:국제 심포지엄 의식주에서 본 식민지주의와 냉전 - 한반도와 일본 열도 -)(2019/02/22)
  • Colonial Architecture as Heritage(conference:Hot Topics in Museums and Heritages)(2018/11/01)
  • Discussing Cultural Heritages from East Asian History in the 20th century(conference:The 2018 International Conference for the UNESCO CHAIR, Sustainable Conservation of Asia-Pacific Cultural heritage)(2018/10/24)
  • Reading Culture and Its Materiality: Creating an ‘Analog Electronic Book’ as a Mode of Critique(conference:The international conference “The Toronto School: Then | Now | Next”)(2016/10/14)
  • 日本建築学会(学術報告)。(2015/11/29)

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  • "Theory" for modern Asian Architecture(2015/11/01)

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「 『博物館建築がポピュラー文化受容に果たす空間的機能の解明とその設計還元に向けた研究』」(2012-2014) 
○「『 越境する技術者、滞留する建造物、そして建物と向き合う力―旧日本植民地及び対アジア戦後賠償における空間建設史 』2007年10月~2009年3月、トヨタ財団2007年度研究助成」 

Classes (Bachelors)

○Methodology of Field Research A(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in East Asia A(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies A(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in East Asia A(2017)
○Survey of Cultural Heritage Studies(2017)
○Practice of Cultural Heritage Studies B(2017)
○Theory of Museum Information and Media(2017)
○Methodology of Field Research B(2017)
○Practice of Museology(2017)
○Basic Practice of Field Research(2016)
○Theory of Museum Information and Media(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Practice in Cultural Heritages II2(2017)
○Seminar on Cultural Heritage in East Asia A(2017)
○Practice in Cultural Heritages II1(2017)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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