Proposal Title: Tower of sadness Tower to happiness, 03/20/2008, Installation
Proposal Synopsis: The message to people who are for people who became this memorial and a victim, and have been influenced still now. and if there is no memorial which the man in the world can share, it will not become.
It is a cemetery in the state where set up 2 caves and the volume is underground pierced in the direction of underground from the ground called "the tower of sadness" and "the fortunate tower" which were traced at WTC and a twin tower. On the ground, volume about 2m high rises. Between 2 towers "tower of sadness", it is a tower for mourning for the victims of war on Iraq. Victims' name is minced by the stone in the stratum side (surface of a wall) to underground, and it is listing perpendicularly. victims' name makes perpendicular nature so that it may correspond with the pattern of the facade of Trade Center Building underground -- it goes with deeply. Future peace and nature are symbolized in another "fortunate tower." Inside the volume of WTC, a natural light and water are filled to the Cave , and it is visualizing. People who visited look into a cave so that it
Artist's Biography: Architect. Born in Osaka 1971. Graduated from Osaka Institute of Technology (B.Archi) while worked for several architect offices. Stay in London to study at the AA School (Architectural Association School of Architecture) from 1997 (Diploma). Establishes Hs WorkShop-ASIA in 1999. His work is represented by "time& space HOUSE", "beans dining SOYA", "D&DEPARTMENT PROJECT". His conceptual and tentative design proposals are valued highly at several international competitions as be on the finalist of the competitions held in London, New York and Taiwan. Domestically he has been given prizes, Japan Federation of Architects & Building Engineers Associations Award, JID(Japan Interior Designer's Association)