Proud Ebisu Hillside Garden

PrizeOfficial Selection in Decorate (interior)
CompanyNIKKEN SPACE DESIGN LTD/ NIKKEN HOUSING SYSTEM
ArtistSenior Designer: Satoshi OHASHI
CategoryProfessional
Design TeamArchitect: Hiroyuki SUZUKI, Shoichi MATSUBARA
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"Crystalline" In the depths of a cave-like space cut into the massive rocks that support the building, a dramatic common entrance lobby space was created where quietly sparkling crystals greet residents. The water basin acts as a boundary to the outside, when crossed, visitors reach a light filled space, with light seeping in from above. This is an expression of liquid dripping from the ceiling interfering with the light, creating beautiful sounds and crystals. This is a place for meditation, and a boundary between public and private.

Bio
Originally established as the interior design department of NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD, Nikken Space Design (NSD) has more than 60 years of experience in the field. As a part of the Nikken group since 1994, NSD now works not only with Nikken Sekkei but is also in partnership with various architects and artists. With 60 highly experienced designers, NSD is currently working on numerous design projects for Japanese and international clients. NSD’s wide range of projects covers interior design for hotels, high–rise offices, retail complexes, hospitals, educational institutions, restaurants, shops.