News List in Time Order




Asano River Historic Bridge Lighting Ceremony

Reiko Chikada attended the commemoration ceremony of Asano river four bridge and explained the lighting design concept. The First Light of the ......



Special Lecture at Bunka Gakuen University

Chief Designer Sachi Takanaga gave the lighting lectures and the night tours for the students.


IALD November Board Meeting in Tokyo

"IALD November Board Meeting in Tokyo and exchange meeting with IALD Japan members were successfully held. Reiko Chikada, the Director of IALD (......


aaca (Japan Association of Artists Craftsmen and Architects) Awards Final Review

Reiko Chikada and other judges carried out the final review. 1 aaca Award, 1 Ashihara Yoshinobu Award (young architects award), 3 award for exce......


Kawasaki City Landscape Council and City Landscape Subcommittee

Vice President Hisae Nozawa attended Kawasaki City Landscape Council as a member to discuss the revision of Kawasaki City Landscape Plan. On the......


Tokyo Architectural Technology Conference Commemorative speech

Reiko Chikada gave the commemorative speech "Power of lighting design, Understanding and creating the light" for the Tokyo Architectural Technol......



End of October JS Training Center Completed

JS Corporation constructed "JS Training Center" in the Square JS (Saitama City) as a countermeasure against the shortage and aging of the engine......


Reiko Chikada was named IALD Fellow

Reiko Chikada was named IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers) Fellow. She was presented a memorial plaque for the IALD Fellow f......



Received the IES Award Award of Merit

Reiko Chikada Lighting Design Inc. received the Award of Merit from 2017 Illuminating Engineer Society of North American for Okayama Korakuen (O......


aaca award first-stage examination

Reiko Chikada participated as a judge in the first screening of the aaca award held by Japan Association of Artists Craftsmen and Architects (aa......


IALD International Conference Call

Reiko Chikada participated in the IALD Board conference call as a board member and discussed various issues for 2 hours.


Kawasaki City Landscape Council

Hisae Nozawa attended as a member of the council, deliberated on the revision of the Kawasaki city landscape plan, and received reports made by ......



Kawagoe City Landscape Council

Reiko Chikada attended as a committee member and received reports from the city of Kawagoe on the progress of landscape measures.



Completion of garden lighting

Along with the refurbishment of the residence (architect: Katsunori Shirai), the garden lighting was repaired so that the garden of the night ca......


Daita Kindergarten Preview

This kindergarten building is a wide open space with aroma of wood. Every class room is connected to another class room by "DANDAN". People can ......


Universal Design and Landscape

"Reiko Chikada participated as one of the panel members in a panel discussion held by Town Design Aid (TDA), an incorporated non-profit organiza......



Special Lecture at Kanto Gakuin University

Sachi Takanaga, Chief Designer, gave a 90 min. lighting design lecture at Kanto Gakuin University, Department of Symbiotic Design.


Kawasaki City Landscape Council Special Subcommittee

Vice president Hisae Nozawa, a member of the special subcommittee, deliberated on "Revising the Kawasaki City Landscape Plan" including the revi......


Omiya Park inspection tour

As a member of the Omiya Park Grand Design Review Committee, Reiko Chikada visited the site of Hikawa Shrine, Hikawa-Sando, Omiya First Park, Om......



Saitama City Hotel etc. Construction Council

As a member of the council, Reiko Chikada deliberated on a construction plan of a hotel in Urawa Miyuen.


Renovation of Tokiwa Hotel garden illumination

Tokiwa Hotel is a purveyor to the Imperial household, and is recently famous as a long-established hotel where Shogi and Igo title games are hel......


Reconsider the lights

An article about the seminar "The role of lighting designers after completion of LEDs" moderated by Reiko Chikada in Enlighten Asia (March, 2017......


Kanazawa City Workshop

Reiko Chikada gave a lecture titled "Training on the enhancement of night landscapeーLearn the effective methods of public lighting development".


Kanazawa Castle Tsurunomaru Rest House Lighting Design

Tsurunomaru Rest House opened on April 23. It has a stunning view of Kanazawa Castle. Reiko Chikada Lighting Design Inc. designed the illuminati......



BRANZ The House Ichibancho completed

It is a luxury condominium built in Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, just a few minutes walk from Chidorigafuchi and British Embassy. (Architects: Nikk......


Neuvelle Akabanedai D Block received Good Design Award 2016

The comments from the judges noted "It is a long-term renovation project of a housing complex. The unified streetscape following the master plan......


Kyushu National Museum Night-time Operation Opening Ceremony

Kyushu National Museum (Completed in 2005, Architects: Kiyonori Kikutake Architects + Kume Sekkei) started night-time operation until 20:00pm on......



Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan (IEIJ) Lighting Design Award Final Selection

There were 7 judges. Reiko Chikada, the head of the selection committee, participated in the on-site review of the 9 projects selected from 63 e......


Kawasaki City Landscape Committee

Hisae Nozawa, Vice-President, attended the meeting as a committee member and deliberated on "The changes over the Musashikosugi area landscape s......


Chiba Prefecture Environmental Impact Assessment Committee

Reiko Chikada joined the deliberations on the environmental impact assessment draft of the waste disposal facility construction projects.


Lighting Fair 2017

"Enlighten Asia 2017 in Japan" ,the international lighting seminar by Japanese lighting designers, was held on March 8(Wed.) and 9(Thu.) in time......


Eminade Shakujii-Kouen Development Project Completed

"Emio Shakujii-Kouen (Architects: Nikken Housing System Ltd.)" has opened. It is a commercial facility located in the station (so-called Eki-na......



The 5th Kanazawa Citizens' Conference on City Landscape

"Reiko Chikada talked about the lighting design concepts of the 4 bridges over the Asano-gawa River in her keynote lecture titled ""Creating Ele......


Chiba prefecture environmental impact assessment committee

Reiko Chikada joined the deliberations regarding the draft report on the primary environmental impact statement for the Soga Thermal Power Plant......


IALD board meeting

Reiko Chikada attended the IALD Board Meeting as a member of the Board, and made a 20-minute powerpoint presentation on the activities of IALD J......



Kita Ward Akabane Gymnasium Opened

In our master lighting plan (Designer: Sachi Takanaga) for Kita Ward Akabane Gymnasium (Architects: MHS Planners, Architects & Engineers), our g......


Committee for JIS(Japanese Industrial Standards) revision

Reiko Chikada participated as a committee member at the meeting for discussing the revision of JIS lighting standard held by the Illuminating E......


Chiba Prefecture Environmental Impact Assessment Committee

Reiko Chikada took part in deliberations regarding the Document on Primary Environmental Impact Consideration for the construction plan of Soga ......


A Happy New Year!