Fire as a concept. Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch by Nendo

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Designers
Collaborators
Nis, mit, fuk.
Data set
Weight.- 2.7 tons, 40 kg per slats. Diameter when opening.- 3.5 m. Aluminum slats thickness.- from 10 mm to 4 mm.
Dates
2021.
Location
Tokyo, Japan.
Photography
Hiroshi Iwasaki, Takumi Ota, Ikki Yamaguchi.

Oki Sato. Nendo

Oki Sato. Born in Toronto, Canada, 1977. M.A. in Architecture, Waseda University, Tokyo and established “nendo” Tokyo office, 2002. Established “nendo” Milan office, 2005. “The 100 Most Respected Japanese” (Newsweek magazine), 2006. “The Top 100 Small Japanese Companies” (Newsweek magazine), 2007.

A jury member of iF award, 2010. Lecturer for Waseda University, Tokyo; “Designer of the Year” (Wallpaper* magazine): “Designer of the Year” (ELLE DECO International Design Awards), 2012. “Guest of honor” (Toronto Interior Design Show); “Guest of honor” (Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair), 2013. “Designer of the Year” (Maison & Objet); “Interior Designers of the Year” (Iconic Awards); “CHANGE MAKER OF THE YEAR 2015” (Nikkei Online), 2015. A producer of World Design Capital Taipei; Jury Chair for the Golden Pin Design Award, 2016.

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