Public Facilities

Yamagata City Nanbu Children's Play Facility / Shelter Inclusive Place Copal

Design Maki Onishi + Yuki Hyakuda / o + h
Location Yamagata City, Yamagata Pref.
Site area 22,295.30㎡
Building area 3,334.81㎡
Total floor area 3,175.90㎡
Floor levels 2 stories
Shelter’s involvement Construction
Material supply

Copal is a playground open to all children, regardless of whether they have a disability, nationality, or family background. In this PFI project, the design, construction, operation, maintenance and management teams led by Shelter Co.,Ltd. All teams shared the idea of “inclusive” and proceeded with repeated dialogues.

〇 Published in the July 2022 issue of Shinkenchiku
〇 Published in the version 177 of GA Japan
〇 Published in the August 25, 2022 issue of Nikkei Architecture
◇ The 16th Kids Design Award
◇ KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2022 Shortlist
◇ Japan Wood Design Award 2022 Excellence Award Forestry Agency Director General Award









Photo: Kazuhiro Ishiyama, Shinkenchiku Photography Department