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2017

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Group Home for intellectually disabled people [Group Home on Hill Pass]
Business Owner
NPO Hana
Category
other housing and living space
Company
NPO Hana (Japan)
SOGO Architecture & Urban Design (Japan)
Award Number
17G100987
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Located on a hill pass, this is a group home for the people with mild intellectual disability. Four residents live with help of caretakers. The NPO has been operating group home occupying empty houses, where fourteen people are living. This group home is also for them to get together. The building is embedded into the landscape for barrier-free access. The retaining wall goes up to be the exterior wall, and timber beams frame floors. The large window set slightly above eye-level connects residents to city with privacy.

Producer

Akira Sogo, Mami Sogo, SOGO Architecture & Urban Design

Director

Akira Sogo, Mami Sogo, SOGO Architecture & Urban Design

Designer

Akira Sogo, Mami Sogo, SOGO Architecture & Urban Design

More information

http://www.sogo-aud.com

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