Register: SEP/07/2018, Submit: SEP/07/2018, Eligibility: Architecture students, under-graduate, post-graduate students; individually, teams up to 6 members, Fee: Free, Awards: 1st Prize 1,000,000 JPY (Japanese yen) (about 9,150 USD), 2nd Prize 500,000 JPY (about 4,575 USD), 3 x 3rd Prize 100,000 JPY (about 915 USD) each, 2 Honorable Mentions – prize gift
Many buildings in America, Canada and Europe, keep high value for many years. And, the longer a building stands the more its owners’ attachment to it grows, and the more the building become an essential part of its townscape. Japan has many historical timber buildings which show their traditional beauty to each new generation. It is well-known that timber buildings have advantages in terms of the natural environment and their user’s feeling of well-being.