MasuIsu-Chair of Japanese traditional wooden box-

PrizeOfficial Selection in Use (product)
CompanyLoha - Laboratory of Hiroshi Yamada Architects
ArtistHiroshi Yamada
Design TeamLoHA + Ohashi Ryoki Ltd.

The chair is all made of Japanese traditional wooden boxes (Masu). It is the chair where you can also feel the beauty of a Masu. This project is to make an important child's chair using a Masu that was once treated as a lucky charm. This chair is not only to make, but also to enjoy the process. This process of growing both the baby, the parents and the chair. The chair like an annual ring of wood that makes history, like stacking blocks. This chair creates a catalyst for communication between parents and children. This chair is a chair where you can feel the child's growth by stacking a Masu.

Hiroshi Yamada(Managed architect / first-class architect) 1984 Born in Fukui , Japan 2007 Graduated from Department of Architecture and Construction Engineering, University of Fukui 2009 Graduated from Fukui University Graduate School 2009-2015 Ishimoto Architectural & Engineering Firm, Inc. 2018 LoHA - Laboratory of Hiroshi yamada Architects - established 2018 Fukui University of Technology Lecturer 2019 University of Fukui Lecturer