Kaoru Mende

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Kaoru Mende (born June 12, 1950 in Tokyo, Japan) is an architectural lighting designer from Japan.

Mende has bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Tokyo.[1] He is a professor of lighting design at Musashino Art University and also lectures at the University of Tokyo and the Tokyo University of the Arts, among other institutions.

Kaoru Mende is the CEO of Lighting Planners Associates.[1] He has won many awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) and International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

2007
  • Chino Cultural Complex — Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design, IALD International Lighting Design Awards
  • Changi Airport Redesign, Award of Merit, IALD International Lighting Design Awards
2006
  • One George Street — IESNA Award of Excellence
  • Hiroshima City Naka Incineration Plant — IALD Award of Excellence
  • Kyoto State Guest House — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Kyoto State Guest House — IALD Award of Merit
2005
  • Shiodome Sumitomo Building — IESNA Award of Merit
  • W Seoul Walkerhill — IESNA Award of Merit
2004
  • Kani Public Arts Center — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Shiodome City Center & Block B Common Use Area — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Nagasaki National Peace Memorial for the Atomic Bomb Victims — Japan Lighting Award
2003
  • Oasis 21 — IESNA Award of Distinction
  • Sendai Mediatheque — IALD Honorable Mention
2002
1997
  • Tokyo International Forum — IALD Award of Excellence
1996
  • Symbol Promenade Water Front Sub Center — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Shinjuku Island Tower — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Osaka World Trade Center — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Kyoto Concert Hall — IESNA Award of Merit
  • CASA — IESNA Award of Merit
1995
  • Toyonokuni Library for Resources — IESNA Award of Excellence
  • Beppu Park — IESNA Award of Merit
  • NTT CRED Motomachi Building — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Tokyo Marine Insurance Seminar Center — IESNA Award of Merit
  • National Yokohama International Conference Hall — IESNA Award of Merit
1994
  • Toyota Amlux Osaka — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Izumigo Plaza Hotel, Tateshina — IESNA Award of Merit
  • Panasonic Data & Communication Center — IESNA Edwin F. Guth Memorial Special Citation
1985
  • Japan Garden Light — IESNA Award of Excellence

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kaoru Mende". Lighting Planners Associates, Inc., Japan. Retrieved September 18, 2011.