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Second Prize

Takashi SUZUKI, Eugene MAKINO (Japan)

Second Prize Takashi SUZUKI, Eugene MAKINO

Takashi SUZUKI
1974 Born in Aichi Japan
1998 Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture and Building Engineering), Tokai University
2000 Master of Engineering (Architecture and Building Engineering), Graduate School of Engineering, Tokai University
2000-2005 Atelier Cinque (present “acaa”), Kanagawa
2005- Established SUZUKEN architectural design office

Eugene MAKINO
1979 Born in Kanagawa Japan
2002 Bachelor of Engineering (Architecture and Building Engineering), Tokai University
2004 Master of Engineering (Architecture and Building Engineering), Graduate School of Engineering, Tokai University
2004-2005 studio KOZ., Tokyo
2006-2010 creative designers international, Tokyo
2010- Established united LIGHTs

“A House Where People Also Live” is a house for people and all other living things as well.
Until now, houses have been created solely with the thought of human convenience and comfort. The house has been premised on its use by people for dwelling. Human pleasure has been its aim. Yet, when people seek pleasure they do not find happiness; and realizing this, they are beset by cheerless thoughts.
Here, let us take a larger view and look around at the house’s surroundings. Human beings possess the wisdom to create public spaces for enjoyable living. Public, nevertheless, has always meant spaces for people’s sake. In thinking about a new kind of house, we need to broaden the meaning of public to include all living things. Public spaces of such new character will, as time passes, engender rich, complexly interrelated residential spaces where people will live in awareness of the relationships binding all living things. Such residential spaces will compel people to discover a new enjoyment. “Broaden public character to include all living things”—this is “A New Spirit.”
In this spirit, we can open the house to living things of all kinds, from microbes and insects to animals and people, as well. The new house, in other words, is “a house where people also live.”