Brief history

1954
Establishment under the name, Japan Institute of Hospital Architecture
1966
Authorized as an incorporated association by the Ministry of Health
1968
First issue of Quarterly "Journal of JIHA"
1975
Start of annual training sessions on health-care architecture
1980
Start of annual dispatch of study tour on foreign health care facility
1990
Sponsoring Japanese-Finnish Seminar on Hospital and Welfare Architecture
1991
Start of "Health-care Architecture Award"
1993
Start of annual basic training sessions on health-care architecture
1995
Following the alterations on articles of the Institute, the naming was changes to Japan Institute of Healthcare Architecture
1995
Recieving the Public Health Award
2001
Holding Japan 2001:Hospital Architecture Symposium in London & Monchester with RIBA/Architects for Health


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