2011 for the first time EuroShop and Japanshop awarded together the "EuropShop//Japanshop Design Award". The aim was to honour outstanding Japanese design that makes a reference to the country’s traditions while reflecting its very essence, the Japanese, on the one hand. On the other, the initiators wish to make this especially Japanese design visible to Europeans.
Reason enough for the EuroShop team to have a look at already realised projects on location. A selection of the about 180 entries can be seen here:
Tadao Ando, Jun Mitsui, Toyo Ito, to name just a few - we had a look at the projects of currently trendy and much discussed architects in Japan and we brought a few impressions home for you: