Disaster-Ready Shop

Tully’s Coffee Japan Co. opened its new environmentally friendly and disaster-conscious concept shop  in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward. To make it environmental friendly the shop is equipped with rooftop solar panels, storage batteries, and an EcoCute electric water heater that can supply 420 liters of hot water in emergency situations. It is also furnished with water-saving toilets that […]

Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park

In the event of a large-scale disaster, such as an earthquake centered below Tokyo, The Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park acts as a central base of operations for disaster prevention and relief in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. The Prevention Park houses emergency response facilities including local disaster management headquarters and institutions that compile disaster-related information […]

Competition – Calling for Power of Design in Action

Competition theme Design-focused Idea for Disaster Relief, Recovery and Rebuilding Competition Brief In the aftermath of the earthquake in Japan, various fundraising efforts are underway across the world to provide immediate aid to 240,000 people who have been displaced. design21sdn

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