WHILL MaaS Vision

WHILL is a startup company that has created a new “wheelchair standard” for the digital age. The high-performance chair with a stylish look and powerful motor is designed to provide “vitality” to the rider by overcoming the hurdles faced by people with lower body disabilities, allowing them to meet people in ways and places where they couldn’t previously reach.   WHILL, which has until now enjoyed a reputation of reliability within the healthcare sector, aims to bring together mobility and city services into a next-generation concept with MaaS (Mobility as a Service) and will push forward with making it a reality. Why is WHILL aiming to make MaaS (Mobility as…

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SHIBUYA STREAM

SHIBUYA STREAM|2018 Background of the Project Shibuya Stream is a large scale composite facility, created from redeveloping the old Tokyu Toyoko Line Shibuya Station platform, track, and surrounding area. The project began with the concept of creating a new “stream” for the next generation, a “Mecca for creative workers”; a place where new things created through the experiences, interactions, and challenges taken, would be sent out into the world. The project aims to generate a new culture in Shibuya and to bring new life to the Southern Area of Shibuya Station. It is targeted at creative people and is intended as a place that provides them with daily inspiration. We…

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MELTIN

The first step in a cyborg project that seriously aims to build the future was announced in March this year. It is not a type of project along the model of existing design work that receives orders and produces them accordingly. It is a vision-driven project where technology, finance, and creation are integrated into one. Its driving force represents future roles of creative initiatives and design.

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Future Center Hakodate

Future Center Hakodate and Kids Plaza Hakodate opened in Hakodate city, Hokkaido on October 15, 2016. It has opened as a regional exchange center after two and half years of cooperation with Sony PCL. We have taken comprehensive responsibility for the establishment of these facilities aimed to revitalize the area. Along with creating contents for the large LED display ‘Media Wall’ requested by the city at the time of project planning, we also designed the concept of the facility, cooperated with Future University Hakodate and worked with students through workshops to design the logo and website. Hakodate City has been dedicated to disseminating science as the city’s new attraction since…

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KOHTEI

The KOHTEI art pavilion stands on the campus of Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens in the mountains of Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture. Along with the temple’s other facilities, it is a place for visitors to contemplate the spirit of Zen through the experience of Zen practices.

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Enceladus

The day is nearing when, for the first time in human history, the existence of extraterrestrial life will be a reality. Recently, through cutting-edge space research, including the efforts of NASA, environments have been discovered around Jupiter and Saturn which satisfy the conditions for the birth of life.

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UNITY of MOTION

WOW’s new and interactive art piece grants the user a physical experience of WOW’s artistic pursuit, “new life through visual expressions,” by using an artificial life program to blend the living with the non-living.

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