Corporate Profile

Corporate Profile

Trade Name:
iCO2 Lab Co. Ltd.
Address:
Takii Tokyo Bldg. 8F
1-6-1 Kanda-Jinboucho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-0051 Japan
CEO:
Norihide Imagawa
Telephone:
03-3295-1251
Email:
info@ico2.jp
Homepage:
http://www.ico2.jp/
Establishment:
December 19, 2011

Message from the CEO

Norihide Imagawa

Inventor of the CO2 Eco-Structure

Welcome to iCO2.Lab.

Our technology uses an eco-friendly chemical reaction in order to counteract CO2 emissions, the main cause of global warming. Using common materials and simple techniques, we want to provide humanity with spaces and structures that are rich with life. We are rapidly working toward our ultimate goal of developing a method of construction that replicates the photosynthetic activities of trees.

CEO Profile

Norihide Imagawa – Architect First Class / Structural Architect First Class

 

Biography:

1947.4
Born in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture
1969.3
Graduated from Nihon University, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Science and Technology
1969.4
Kawamata Laboratory, University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science
1970-1977
Structural Design Group SDG
1978.4
Established TIS&Partners
1995.5
Appointed to the Board of TIS Manila Consultants, Inc.
1995.6
Established TIS&Partners Kyoto Office
2000.4
Professor, Tokyo Denki University, Department of Architecture
2003.4-2005.5
Vice Chairman, Japan Structural Consultants Association (JSCA)
2004.6
Appointed CEO, M&SD Group, Inc.
2007.4
Professor, Tokyo Denki University, Department of Future Architectural Science
2007.4-2008.3
Department Chair, Tokyo Denki University, Department of Future Architectural Science
2007.5
Established ISGW Co. Ltd.
2009.9-2009.12
Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Architecture and Planning, Department of Architecture.
 

Awards:

1992.5
3rd Annual JSCA Award “Zuken Headquarters, Chuo Research Institute”
1993.5
Residential Architecture Award “Mint House”
1994.6
4th Annual Matsui Gengo “Stone Dam Museum”
1999.4
1999 Architectural Institute of Japan Award “A Series of Results of Structural Design that Connects the Material and Space”
2000.6
1999 IASS Tsuboi Award
2001.3
The 28th Annual Tokyo Architecture Awards, Award for Excellence “Tokyo Ginza Shiseido Building”
2004.11
45th Annual BCS Award “Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Building Number 1 and 2”
2008.10
2008 Good Design Award “ISGW”
2009.3
2009 Architectural Institute of Japan Award “Utase Elementary School, Mihama Ward, Chiba Prefecture”
2009.4
2008 Civil Landscape Society, Design Award “Odakyu Odawara Line Odawara Station”
2010.10
Asia Pacific Ocean Heritage Award for UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation “Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse”
 

Associations

  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • Tokyo Society of Architects and Building Engineers
  • Japan Structural Consultants Association
  • The Japan Institute of Architects
  • International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)
  • University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, Shell and Three Dimensional Research
  • Japan Structural Designers Club
  • Tokyo Association for Architectural Firms, Chiyoda Branch
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