2015 Good Design Award

Award-winning item: Amusement Facilities [ROKU]
Principal implementing business: Boat Race Promotion Association
Category: Interior design for shop and public space
Company(Nationality): Masatomo Kojima Architects Co., LTD. (Japan), debual LLC. (Japan), Ryo Inoue (Japan), Yoshinori Nito Engineering and Design PC (U.S.A.), SONOBE DESIGN OFFICE (Japan), Heartland Engineering Co., LTD. (Japan)
Award Number: 15G100973

Outline* The shown information is the one as of the awarded date and might has been changed.
Outline: The ROKU is a tenant improvement project in existing boat racing sites, targeting on a new marketing segment, mainly young females. Various events are expected in order to reactivate the areas and mobilize customers. The unit system was comprised of basic aluminum frames and panels, and further transformed into several existing buiding conditions. The aluminum extrusions accentuate straightness and curvature, indicating spread water ripples and entangled boat wakes. The hollow core panels and frames gives an adjustablitly for installing various light fixtures and audiovisual systems.
Producer: Masatomo Kojima, Masatomo Kojima Architects + Kohei Sasakawa, debual LLC. + Ryo Inoue
Director: Masatomo Kojima, Masatomo Kojima Architects + Kohei Sasakawa, debual LLC. + Ryo Inoue
Designer: Masatomo Kojima, Masatomo Kojima Architects + Kohei Sasakawa, debual LLC. + Ryo Inoue + Yoshinori Nito, YNEDPC + Ryuta Sonobe, SONOBE DESIGN OFFICE + Yasuhito Fujita, Heartland Engineering

Already in service/use: 2012/8/10

Please visit 2015 Good Design Award website: Amusement Facilities [ROKU]