GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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Special Award
Company Info

2015

GOOD DESIGN|日本商工会議所会頭賞

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Award-winning item
Station front plaza and street [Himeji Station Plaza North and Otemae Street]
Principal implementing business
Himeji City
Category
Block and community development
Company(Nationality)
Meiji University (Japan)
Office of Yasushi Onodera (Japan)
NAGUMO DESIGN (Japan)
Watanabe Architects Office (Japan)
Fukken Engineering Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Nikken sekkei civil engineering ltd (Japan)
Award Number
15G101002
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2015

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Outline

A comprehensive redevelopment project which has provided for a new Himeji station front plaza with a strong view corridor focusing the Himeji castle (world heritage landmark). This is a rare project in Japan, which challenged to create a station front plaza not just for transportation rotary but for the pedestrian people, providing the very first experiment of “Transit Mall” (which limited the traffic to bus and taxi)”, a three dimensional plaza of “Sunken Garden”, “Lawn Plaza”, “Observation Deck”, and “Pedestrian Bridge” which connects the observation deck to other buildings.

Producer

Masami Kobayashi

Director

Masami Kobayashi

Designer

Yasushi Onodera, Katsushi Nagumo, Tokushi Watanabe

More information

http://www.city.himeji.lg.jp/s70/2212598.html

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2015/3
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