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Band Sofa / Sofa for Paralympic Arena

Band Sofa
Band Sofa

Discipline: Product

Qualified
for the Final Jury

Band Sofa
Band Sofa
Band Sofa
Band Sofa
Band Sofa

Discipline: Product

Qualified
for the Final Jury

Band sofa is installed at Para-arena, the venue for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic training, camping and para-sport promotional activities.
Diverse people who has unique backgrounds and purpose, such as athletes, staffs and visitors gather in the arena.
It enables them to use for many purposes such as relax, snacking, chatting and minor office working.
We derived this design through research, discussion and experiment with users from diversified viewpoints.
Our goal is not only to make the most comfortable and functional sofa, but also to offer opportunities to interact and create strong relationship (band) of the users beyond the boundary.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2020

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Public Sector Government

Client / Manufacturer

The Nippon Foundation

The Nippon Foundation
Tokyo, Japan

Design

wah Design Studio

wah Design Studio
Tokyo, Japan

Masataka Wakisaka Takashi Hatta