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2014

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Detached House Renovation [HOWS Renovation]
Business Owner
ReBITA inc.
Category
Housing, living space
Company
ReBITA Inc (Japan)
Award Number
14G100845
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2014

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Outline

Japanese houses are ruined on an average of 27 years, whereas the value of wooden detached houses becomes zero after 20 years. In the backdrop of change towards a sustainable society in Japan, “HOWS Renovation”, a renovation business, carry out repair, improve functions and provide robust housing that secure structural safety and environmental friendliness; leaving room for creativity in a simple and versatile residence. The corporation buys, renovates, sells secondhand houses and conducts activities to enhance user literacy for an essentially sustainable living in the coming 10 to 20 years.

Producer

Hirofumi Uchiyama,Kentaro Yoshizane,Daishi Kuroda,Yoshiko Nishikawa,Asami Tanaka,ReBITA Inc.

Director

Kentaro Yoshizane,Daishi Kuroda,Yoshiko Nishikawa,Asami Tanaka,ReBITA Inc.

Designer

Tatsuru Yoshida,RITSU DESIGN ARCHITECTS + Motoki Araki,Sasaki Takayuki,Sasaki Tamaho,Araki+Sasaki architects

More information

http://hows-renovation.com/

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2013/5/28
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