Akira TAKAUE (アキラ・タカウエ)

アキラ・タカウエ 

フォトグラファー | 博士(工学), 一級建築士, 技術士(建設部門)。

写真撮影での主たるカテゴリーは、構造工学や景観理論に基づく論理的で精密な構図に芸術的要素を加えた「アーキテクチュラル・ファインアートフォトグラフィー」。

世界規模の国際写真コンテストでは、2013年に発表した「フラットプレーンイメージ」を駆使した「マトリックスシリーズ」がインターナショ ナルフォトグラフィーアワード(米国:ニューヨーク・カーネギーホール)での建築写真総合部門・最優秀賞を受賞、「ポータルシリーズ」および「ブリッジシリーズ」がモスクワインターナショナルフォトアワー ド(ロシア)での建築写真総合部門・最優秀賞を受賞、さらにはソニーワールドフォトグラフィーアワード日本部門賞2位受賞等、世界中で数々の賞を受賞し高い評価を受けている。

自身が設計・施工に携わった建築・橋梁構造物を含めたエディトリアル撮影の他、国内外の誌面執筆・寄稿、国際写真コンテストの審査員も務める。

また写真作家としてアートギャラリーでの定期個展・展示開催、作品販売、国際アートフェアに出展、等。

-- SOLO EXHIBITIONS --

* Theoretical Urban-Visionology "RESTARTED",

Sony Imaging Gallery, Ginza, Japan, 2021

* Theoretical Urban-Visionology,

Sony Imaging Gallery, Ginza, Japan, 2020

* Conceptual Urbanscape II,

Island Gallery, Japan, 2019

Conceptual Urbanscape, 

Island Gallery, Japan, 2016

Akira Takaue アキラタカウエ アキラ・タカウエ

Akira TAKAUE

Ph.D. | Architect | P.E.Jp

Award-Winning Fine Art Photographer

Photography Curator | Author

YOKOHAMA, KANAGAWA, JAPAN

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Selected Awards :

3rd Win'r : ONE EYELAND BW PHOTO CONTEST 2019

1st Win'r:TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT, 2018

1st Win'r : International Photography Awards, 2017

2nd Win'r : Moscow Int'l Foto Awards, 2017

3rd Win'r : Fine Art Photography Awards, 2017

1st Win'r : ND Awards, 2015
2nd Win'r : Sony World Photography Awards | Japan National Awards, 2015
1st & Photographer of the Year in Architecture : Moscow International Foto Awards, 2014
3rd Win'r : International Photography Awards, 2014
1st & Discovery of the Year in Architecture : International Photography Awards, 2013
3rd Win'r : PX3, 2013
All results -->
AWARDS

主な受賞歴(抜粋)

3位:ONE EYELAND BW PHOTO CONTEST 2019

1位:TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT, 2018

2位:BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS, 2017

1位:International Photography Awards, 2017

2位:Moscow International Foto Awards, 2017

3位:Fine Art Photography Awards, 2017

1位:ND Awards, 2015

2位:Sony World Photography Awards | Japan National Awards, 日本部門賞 2015

1位(3部門) & 建築写真部門最優秀賞:Moscow International Foto Awards, 2014

3位:International Photography Awards, 2014

1位(4部門) & 建築写真部門最優秀賞 : International Photography Awards, 2013

3位:PX3, 2013

建築写真部門最優秀賞 : 1x.com PHOTO AWARDS, 2012

ファイナリスト : National Graphic Photo Contest, 2012

全ての受賞歴 --> AWARDS

アキラ・タカウエ

フォトグラファー

博士(工学) | 一級建築士 | 技術士(建設部門) 

横浜市在住

foto@akiratakaue.com

Dr. Akira TAKAUE is an International Award-Winning Fine Art Photographer, working for not only architectural photography as a professional architectural photographer but also various international huge construction projects worldwidely such as long-span cable supported bridges and relevant mega architectures as an architect and professional engineer. And has completed a Doctoral Degree (Dr.Eng., Ph.D.) in Structural Mechanics specialized in bridges and architectures, being involved with academic activity for such the fields in various international educational establishment and conferences.


For international photographic competition, MATRIX SERIES utilizing Flat-Plain Images won 1st place winner of the category of architecture in INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS and MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS, etc and won 2nd place winner of Japan Category at SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS; he has been world widely given high marks in the various international photographic competition.

Besides, not only the MATRIX SERIES but also PORTAL SERIES, SKYLINE SERIES, BRIDGE SERIES, etc, various fine art concepts regarding photography of architecture and civil structures have received internationally high values and marks; present day, he is in active as a professional architecture/civil structure photographer for contribution  of various articles with his photography to domestic and foreign photographic magazines, for holding solo-exhibition in commercial galleries mainly in Tokyo and also for assignment as an independent curator of various international photographic competition.