KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021 is now open for applications!

KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021 is now open for applications.
KUKAN DESIGN AWARD is the only and largest spatial design award in Japan, created in 2019. The purpose of the award is to discover and recognize outstanding designers and outstanding design works from Japan and abroad. We will transmit wonderful designs from Japan to the world and convey the “power of spatial design” to as many people as possible. This year, “Sustainable Space of the Year” will be newly established to recognize works that contribute to the realization of a better and sustainable future for all people. In addition, KUKAN DESIGN AWARD will conclude a partnership agreement with the iF Design Award, which is operated by iF International Forum Design GmbH in Germany.
-KUKAN DESIGN AWARD will enter into a partnership agreement with the iF Design Award run by iF International Forum Design GmbH, Germany.
Please submit your work using the application form.
Application period : Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:00 – Wednesday, June 16, 2021 23:00 (Japan time)
Eligible entries : 11 categories including exhibition, commercial, office, residential, etc.
Entry fee and other details : Please refer to the official website.
Sponsor : Japan Commercial Environment Design Association, Japan Space Design Association
Supported by : Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Nikkei Inc.
-Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
For inquiries regarding applications
KUKAN DESIGN AWARD Application Office (within JDN)