Dr. Akira Takaue

Dr Akira Takaue

Independent Curator / Ph.D., Architect, P.E.jp

Dr. Akira Takaue is a certified “Architect” and “Professional Engineer Japan (P.E.jp)”; he has worked for various international and domestic mega architectural/bridge construction projects such as high-rise buildings and long-span cable bridges; Takaue is passionate about the aesthetic concept of Architecture/Bridge/Cityscape.

Furthermore, he is taking an active role as a professional architectural photographer, independent curator and Author working on engineering & art projects as well as being an International awards winning Fine Art Photographer. Most recently, Takaue contributed in curating photo exhibitions in Tokyo, published various articles inn International photographic magazine and advising Art Galleries.
Dr. Akira Takaue lectured cover mechanics of architecture/ Bridge structures, aesthetic theories of architecture and fine art photography in educational institutes, colleges and academic conferences.

Current Jury

Past Jury

Patrick Brzeski

Patrick Brzeski People Magazine

Kathleen Clark

Kathleen Clark

Natasha Egan

Natasha Egan Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago

Tatiana Kurtanova

Tatiana Kurtanova FotoLoft

Robert Berman

Robert Berman Berman Gallery