KASAI DESIGN
Our mission is to create design that improves life for everyone.
ABOUT KD
The Kasai Design process is characterised by objective reasoning, with an aim of providing simple, effective, and innovative design solutions customised to our client’s requirements. We realise this by forming a collaborative platform of innovative thinkers, who strategically progress the design development, design documentation, and provide comprehensive advice to the client on the ideal procurement method to best deliver and serve each project’s specific business needs, and those of its end-users. Kasai Design’s collaborative platform comprises leading design professionals, including designers, architects, interior designers and cost managers, led by Norifumi Kasai, with the experience and skills to provide a comprehensive design service for projects of many scales and sectors.
THE KD PLATFORM
The intellectual advantage of Kasai Design is achieved through the collective professional experience and resourcefulness of its collaborative and enthusiastic team. This creates a platform which is capable of analysing problems, and developing the effective design strategy to deliver every project. The team’s extensive experience covers a wide-range of architectural schemes, including residential, commercial, hospitality, laboratory, transportation, aviation, and infrastructure, through all design stages, from shaping the initial design brief through to realisation. With this collective intelligence, the Kasai Design Platform aspires to work with all members of the project as one coherent team. This in turn enhances the development’s effectiveness and optimises the project’s business potential and viability.
PROJECTS
ROPPONGI HILLS THE MOON LOUNGE 2017 | Tokyo Japan
Redesign of the lounge bar space of Mori Museum, The Moon, situated on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills building, located in the central Tokyo. This lounge space benefits from the spectacular views of the city through its wide glazed wall. The transformation work included relocating and installing a new entrance of the lounge space, providing the direct access in front of the panoramic city view to welcome the guests.
LENSBURY JUNIOR BASKETBALL COURT BUILDING Concept Design | London UK
This is a feasibility study to plan a new build facility to accommodate the junior basketball court for Lensbury Club in Richmond. The study included the comparisons of a various scenarios and development of the outline design for costing purposes.
MITSUYA GINZA TERRACE TRANSFORMATION 2017 First Phase | Tokyo Japan
This is a project to transform the rooftop space of Matsuya Ginza department building, located in the central Tokyo. KD was tasked to redesign the existing space to better utilise for the hospitality purpose and improve the seating arrangement. The proposed design includes installing the new floor finish and designing a new overhead canopy across the space.
TOTO ISH 2017 EXHIBITION 5-Star Boutique Hotel Showroom | Frankfurt Germany
This is TOTO exhibition to showcase a prestige boutique hotel room featuring the brand's products and philosophical value. Emphasised here in the design also is the importance of the personal space.
OSAKA STATION CITY 15F & 17F TERRACE TRANSFORMATION Concept Design | Osaka Japan
This is a design proposal to transform two existing terrace platforms situated on the 15th and 17th floor of the development above Osaka train station. KD was tasked to redesign the space to utilise for the hospitality purpose. The proposal included levelling the floor to improve seating and designing light weight canopies overhead to provide weather protections.
MARIERA LUXURY CRUISE SHIP TRANSFORMATION 2017 | Hukuoka Japan
Here, KD was tasked to redesign and rearrange the internal layout and fit-out of a luxury cruise vessel, Mariera, which operates in Hukuoka, Japan. Scope of the work included two separate restaurants, two bars, private & VIP rooms, over three levels.
TOTO ISH 2017 EXHIBITION Urban Luxury Hotel Showroom | Frankfurt Germany
For this TOTO exhibition, KD was tasked to design a conceptual urban hotel room to reflect the brand philosophy, 'Life Anew', featuring the brand's latest products. The design is intended to make emphasis on the importance of rejuvenation, by bringing the bathing area as part of the living space.
TOTO ISH 2017 EXHIBITION Country House Showroom | Frankfurt Germany
This is TOTO exhibition to showcase an ideal country house featuring the brand's latest products and its 'Life Anew' value. The design intends to make emphasis on the yearning for re-connecting with the nature.
DESIGN RESEARCH
We believe coherent design is one of the key elements to adapt and adjust the paths to the sustainable and enhanced future. Our research is committed to pursuit design solutions, and we are continually challenging and engaging with innovative design theses and ideas.
MODULAR CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM FOR TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATIONS
MODULAR STRUCTURAL SYSTEM FOR TEMPORARY EVENT CONSTRUCTIONS
This research involves using the light weight composite materials and designing a structural system which assembles modularly. The proposed structure is capable of assembling multiple floors without requiring a heavy machinery. This is also disassembled easily to be re-used at another location. The system allows its size to be flexible to suit a various functions. The structural elements can be folded and arranged in a small volume for transporting. This research involves designing accommodations using the modular structural system made from the light weight composite materials. The study is collaboration work involving a UK based composite manufacturer.
ADAPTABLE TOWN HOUSE DESIGN STRATEGY
This study involves strategic designing and planning of a residential development to allow for the future expansions and the internal flexibility, while providing good quality space.
CONTACT
If you are interested in discussing a project with us, please email us at following address. We look forward to hearing from you. info@kasaidesign.net
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