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2017

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Art Center [Hajimari Art Center]
Business Owner
Social Welfare Corporation Asaka Aiikuen
Category
Regional/Community development and social contribution activities
Company
Social Welfare Corporation Asaka Aiikuen (Japan)
Award Number
17G161334
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Hajimari Art Center(HAC) is a small museum which was established by renovating a 130-years sake brewery,Asaka Aiikuen, the parent organization of HAC, has implemented support programs mainly for persons with intellectual disabilities,From this experience, we established the HAC as a "Place where anyone can join in" while placing importance on the "Power of people's expressions" and the "Richness generated from connections between people". We want to make HAC, a place where welfare and art already exist together, a place that provides opportunities to develop a tolerant and creative society.

Producer

Kei Sakuma, the chairman of Social Welfare Corporation Asaka Aiikuen

Director

Toshihito Shinagawa, Takayoshi Okabe, Social Welfare Corporation Asaka Aiikuen./ Ruiko Ninomiya, Asaka Hospital./ Yoshiji Takehara, MOO ARCHITECT WORKSHOP./ Ryo Yamazaki, studio-L./ and many others

Designer

Takayoshi Okabe, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Ai Omasa, Shiori Sekine, HAC./ Atsushi Tamai, MOO ARCHITECT WORKSHOP./ Arisa Nishigami, Noriko Deno, studio-L./ Yuki Ohwada, STORE HOUSE Co.,Ltd./ Mari Chiba, / Yasutoshi Koimizu

More information

http://hajimari-ac.com/

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