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Maki Onishi

Architect, 大西麻貴+百田有希/o+h in Tokyo

Good Job! Center KASHIBA

PRESENTED ON SEP 28, 2016
IN TOKYO @ VOL 139

建築家の大西麻貴さんは百田有希さんと設計事務所「o+h」を設立後、 活躍著しい若手建築家として次々に作品を発表してきました。 今回、2016年9月にオープンした障がいのある人とともに社会に新しい仕事を作る場所、「Good Job! Center KASHIBA」についてプレゼンテーションされています。 2016年グッドデザイン賞金賞受賞の「Good Job! 」プロジェクト。そのコア施設は、地域や利用者との共生が体現された、素晴らしい建築空間になっています!

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