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2021

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
cultural facility [Whale Town OSHIKA]
Business Owner
Ishinomaki City, Tohoku Regional Environmental Office, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Category
Construction/space design for public facility
Company
AXS Satow Inc. (Japan)
NOMURA Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Totalmedia Development Institute Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Ayukawa Town Development Association (Japan)
Award Number
21G141307
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2021

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Outline

Whale Town Oshika is an earthquake recovery facility in a whaling town affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Despite being a unique facility made up of a local tourism product exchange center, a Ministry of the Environment visitors center, and a whaling museum disaster recovery project, we also aimed to revitalize the local society by integrating public works into the project.

Producer

Ishinomaki city + Tohoku Regional Environmental Office, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

Director

Yasuaki Onoda, Katsuya Hirano, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University + Shoko Fukuya, Faculty of Architecture, Tohoku Institute of Technology

Designer

Fumitake Maemi, Ayumi Itai + Kazuki Chiba, Kenji Yamauchi, Masahiro Matsuyama + Satoko Tsuchikane, Yuichi Kameyama, Yutaka Uehara, Takeshi Tanio, Masaya Sawaguchi

前見文武、千葉和樹、土金慧子

More information

https://oshika.miyagi.jp/

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2020/7
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