CHARM PREMIER KAKINOKIZAKA

PrizeFinalists in Build (architecture)
CompanyNIKKEN HOUSING SYSTEM LTD
ArtistNIKKEN HOUSING SYSTEM LTD
CategoryProfessional
Design TeamAkira YONEMARU, Tomomi MIYASHITA, Yu KAWADA, Ryoko TAMURA
ClientHulic Co., Ltd.
CreditKunihiko Ishijima
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This is a new type of elderly home that is open to the community as a nexus for exchange. Breaking away from the closed-form of the elderly home, we created a connection to the community in the common areas of this home. We aim to eradicate the closed image of nursing homes, creating a new home where neighbors and residents can mingle. Residents can choose the community involvement that they are comfortable with through the multiple functions of the building. The project is a symbolic glass box, a community nexus that is visible within the local townscape.

Bio
We at Nikken Housing System are committed to innovating new value and supporting the development of society as experts in housing, in accordance with the Nikken Group's corporate philosophy of “contributing to society through work that offers true value“.