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JSSI Award - The 23rd Prizes of the Japan Society of Seismic Isolation, 2022 -

Purpose of the commendation

The JSSI award system recognizes individuals, corporations, and organizations that have contributed to the technological advancement and the proper spread and development of seismically isolated (SI) or vibration controlled (VC) structures and devices.


Description of the commendation

They are five prizes, such as ‘Prize for Distinguished Service’, ‘Engineering Award’, ‘Architectural Design Award’, ‘Diffusion Award’ and ‘Practical Achievement Award’.

Prize for Distinguished Service will be given to individuals who have achieved remarkable achievements in the proper spread and development related SI or VC over the years.
Engineering Award will be given to individuals, corporations and organizations that have achieved excellent results in SI or VC engineering field.
Architectural Design Award will be given to individuals, corporations and organizations that have made major contributions to the realization of exceptionally excellent buildings that reflect the characteristics of SI or VC. New construction or renovation of the work is not required.
Diffusion Award will be given to individuals, corporations and organizations that have contributed to proper spread and awareness-raising activities of SI or VC.
Practical Achievement Award will be given to individuals, corporations and organizations that have made outstanding achievements in renovation, maintenance, restoration, realization of difficult projects, etc., reflecting the characteristics of SI or VC.
Details of prizes depend on the commendation regulations of JSSI.


Choosing prizes

Committee of commendation of JSSI that consists of eight experts decided them.


Number of application in 2022

They were fourteen in ‘Architectural Design Award’, one in ‘Diffusion Award’, and five in ‘Practical Achievement Award’.


Results of selection

They were the followings:
(prize winner personal names and the honorific titles are omitted)


'ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AWARD'

"Nippon Television Network Corporation Bancho Studio"
Nippon Television Network Corporation
Taisei Corporation

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"Fukae Chikuyu Dormitory"
Takenaka Corporation

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"NHK Sapporo Broadcasting Station"
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
OBAYASHI CORPORATION

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"DaiyaGate Ikebukuro"
SEIBU RAILWAY Co.,Ltd.
Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Joint venture between OBAYASHI CORPORATION and SEIBU RAILWAY

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'PRACTICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD'

“Main tower of Kumamoto Castle”
Kumamoto city
OBAYASHI CORPORATION
KOZO KEIKAKU ENGINEERING Inc.


“As the core of the historical area of Keio Mita Campus, preservation and utilization of the old library building”
Keio University
Mitsubishi Jisho Design Inc.
Japan Cultural Heritage Consultancy
TODA CORPORATION


“Ichigaya Letterpress Factory”
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Kume Sekkei Co., Ltd.


Commendation

The commendation ceremony was held after the general meeting of JSSI on June 8, 2022.

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