Host Organization
The 21st century COE(Center of Excellence) program "Wind effects on buildings and urban environment"
at Tokyo Polytechnic University

Scope of Symposium
This symposium aims to contribute for solving the issues on 'Wind Effects on Buildings and Urban Environment'. The issues include the following topics.
  • Wind induced damage of buildings
  • Natural/cross ventilation
  • Wind environment/air pollution

Date and Venue
Date: March 8(Monday) to 9(Tuesday), 2004
Venue: main hall at Science Council of Japan

You can download the program of ISWE2004 from here (PDF, PDF(in Japanese), MS Word, MS Word(in Japanese) ).
Invited Lectures
H. Akiyama(President, AIJ)
C. Baker(The University of Birmingham, U.K.)
B. Bienkiewicz(Colorado State University, USA)
C. M. Cheng(Tamkang University, Taiwan)
J. D. Holmes(JDH Consulting Mentone, Australia)
M. Ito(President, IABSE)
A. P. Jeary(University of Western Sydney, Australia)
J. Kanda(Tokyo University, Japan)
A. Kareem(University of Notre Dame, USA)
S. Kato(Tokyo University, Japan)
H. Kawai(Kyoto University, Japan)
K. C. S. Kwok(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
S. Murakami(Keio University, Japan)
R. Meroney(Corolado State University, USA)
M. Matsumoto(Kyoto University, Japan)
G. Solari(University of Genova, Italy)
T. Stathopoulos(Concordia University, Canada)
Y. L. Xu(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)

International Advisory Board of COE Program
G. Solari(University of Genova, Italy)
A. Kareem(University of Notre Dame, USA)
S. Murakami(Keio University, Japan)
M. Matsumoto(Kyoto University, Japan)
J. M. Ko(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China)
Organization and Host Committee
Y. Tamura(COE project leader, TPU, Japan)
N. Kobayashi(TPU, Japan)
M. Ohba(TPU, Japan)
T. Ohno(TPU, Japan)
T. Ohkuma(TPU, Kanagawa University, Japan)
M. Matsui(TPU, Japan)
K. Ito(TPU, Japan)
K. Suda(TPU, Japan)
A. Yoshida(TPU, Japan)

Official language
Official language is English.

For registration (free of charge), send your name, affiliation, postal address, telephone and fax number, and e-mail address via e-mail, fax or post to following address.
COE secretary, Tokyo Polytechnic University
1583, Iiyama, Atsugi-city, Kanagawa 243-0297, Japan(via post)
+81-46-242-9514 (via fax)
isweb2004@arch.t-kougei.ac.jp (via e-mail)
Registration fee
  • admission free
  • 5,000 yen for a reception
  • (on the day of the symposium)


This symposium is supported by following societies.

You can download the files of hotel information and application form.

Hotel information (PDF, MS Word)
Application Form (PDF, MS Word)

Participants are requested to fill out the application form, and return it together with the payment to Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. (KNT), the official travel agency for the Symposium.

c/o Events & Conventions, Tokyo
Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd.
Kyodo Bldg. 6F
2-2, Kanda-Jimbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051 JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-3263-5581 Fax: +81-3-3263-5961 e-mail: ecc-univ@or.knt.co.jp

Rooms have been reserved at hotels around the Symposium venue (Science Council of Japan) by KNT. For room reservations, please send the application form to KNT by February 13, 2004. Reservations should be accompanied with the payment of the room deposit. No reservations will be confirmed in the absence of the payment. Hotel reservations are processed on a first-come-first-served basis. If your selected hotel is fully booked, we will make a reservation at your second choice hotel or similar.

Hotel List

Name of Hotel




Access to the Hotel


ANA Hotel Tokyo

JPY 16,000

JPY 18,000

JPY 20,000

1 min. walk from Subway Tameike-sanno Sta. & Roppongi-1chome Sta. Limousine bus service is available from Narita Apt.


Shibuya Tokyu Inn

JPY 11,000

JPY 15,000

JPY 20,000

3 min. walk from Shibuya Sta.


Akasaka Yoko Hotel

JPY 7,800

JPY 13,000

JPY 10,000

3min. walk from Subway Asakasa Sta.

1) All room rates are per room per night including a 10% service charge. A 5% consumption tax and hotel tax are excluded.
2) The deposit will be deducted from your hotel bill.  Please settle the balance at the hotel cashier.
3) Those who will stay for one night only should send the one night room charge as the deposit.
4) The above rates and the information are subject to change without notice.

This symposium and COE program at Tokyo Polytechnic University are selected and supported by ministry of education of Japan as the 21st Century COE Program(in Japanese).