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Ayako Fukushima Last modified date:2023.01.15



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Academic Degree
Ph. D, Master of Science in Historic Preservation, Master of Arts (Archaeology)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes Master
Field of Specialization
Heritage Conservation, Heritage Studies, Historic Preservation, History of church architecture
Outline Activities
Dr. Ayako Fukushima is specialized in theory of Heritage Conservation/Historic Preservation and cultural heritage value assessment as well as history of church architecture in Japan and Hong Kong.

Previousely worked for UNESCO Beijing Office to manage cultural heritage conservation projects. In 2004, obtained Master's Degree in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania, the U.S., with a Fulbright Scholarship.

Providing professional advisory services to international and local institutions in heritage value assessment and conservation management plan.
Research
Research Interests
  • History and Theory of Heritage Conservation
    keyword : Heritage Conservation, Historic Preservation
    2022.06~2024.03.
  • Study on historical development of church buildings in the Modern and contemporary Asia (Hong Kong and Japan).
    Research includes the development of Gothic Revival churches in Japan and other Asian countries in the 19th and 20th centuries.
    keyword : church building, Catholic, Gothic Revival
    2012.04~2025.03.
Academic Activities
Books
1. Ayako Fukushima, Building Catholic churches in Hong Kong: Stories of the laity and living faith, Kyushu University Press, 2022.08.
2. Ayako Fukushima, Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson, World Heritage, Tourism and Identity: Inscription and Co-production, Ashgate, 2015.07.
Reports
1. Stephan Rothlin and Ayako Fukushima, MARTIN SCORSESE – SHUSAKO ENDO: SILENCE (2016): HOW SILENCE SPEAKS, Macau Ricci Institute, 2022.10, [URL].
Papers
1. A STUDY ON BUILDING PROJECTS OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF FUKUOKA (2) : CONSTRUCTION OF MADARAJIMA CHURCH AND YOBUKO CHURCH, [URL].
2. A STUDY ON BUILDING PROJECTS OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF FUKUOKA (1): ROLES OF THE MISSIONARIES AND MASTER BUILDERS IN CONSTRUCTION OF CHURCHES FROM 1927 TO 1945, [URL].
3. MAINTENANCE OF CATHOLIC MADARAJIMA CHURCH, [URL].
4. MAINTENANCE AND POST-DISASTER RESTORATION OF CATHOLIC TAKAYUBARU CHURCH, [URL].
5. Ayako Fukushima, BUILDING ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH AND SCHOOL IN HONG KONG
Emergence of Church and School Complex in the 1950s, 日本建築学会計画系論文集, https://doi.org/10.3130/aija.85.453, 85, 768, 453-462, 2020.02, [URL].
6. Maintenance and post-disaster restoration of Catholic Tetori church, [URL].
7. Ayako Fukushima, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL FACTORS IN INDUCTION OF CATHOLIC CHURCHES IN HONG KONG, 日本建築学会計画系論文集, https://doi.org/10.3130/aija.84.977, 758, 977-986, 2019.04, [URL].
8. Ayako Fukushima, A comprehensive survey of Catholic churches in Hong Kong from 1945 to 1955, AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, 10.3130/aijt.25.467, 25, 59, 467-472, 2019.02, [URL].
9. A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF CATHOLIC CHURCHES IN HONG KONG: From the 1840s to the early 1940s, [URL].
10. Ayako Fukushima, Yoshitake Doi, The Catholic Building Professional Advisory Group and its Spirituality: laity involvement in church building system of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, 日本建築学会 日本建築学会計画系論文集 Journal of Architecture and Planning, https://doi.org/10.3130/aija.76.1711, 80, 708, 429-439, 2015.02, [URL].
11. Fukushima Ayako, Doi Yoshitake, THE BUILDING PROCESS AND THE LAITY INVOLVEMENT OF
OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH IN WANCHAI, HONG KONG
Church building system of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, 日本建築学会, 日本建築学会計画系論文集 2013年6月 第78巻 第688号 Journal of Architecture and Building Science, Vol.78, No. 688, June 2013, https://doi.org/10.3130/aija.78.1431, 78, 688, 2013.06, [URL].
12. Ayako Fukushima, Catholic laity involvement in church building project: management of church building projects in the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese from the 1960s to present, 日本建築学会計画系論文集, https://doi.org/10.3130/aija.76.1711, 76, 667, 1711-1719, 2011.09, [URL].
13. A study on spatial management activities in christian villages in islands of Kyusyu Region:towards a sustainable management system for cultural landscapes in depopulated villages, [URL].
Membership in Academic Society
  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • ICOMOS(International Council on Monuments and Sites)
Educational
Educational Activities
Teaching Heritage Studies both to undergraduates and graduates.
Courses taught also include Studio for heritage conservation and Museum Studies.
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
Desk-review of property nominated to UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List.