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Jury
The jury members are composed of experts from various fields to screen entry works created with the theme of the International Design Competition 2008, “Earth Life”, and the design proposal for improvement of the environmental stresses facing us today and for leading us to a sustainable, rich and comfortable lifestyle. (in random order/ titles are omitted from names)
       
    Toshiroh Ikegami_Architect
    Kyoto City University of Arts Professor
    URBAN GAUSS Director Architect
    NPO ECODESIGN NET WORK Chairman
    CSID DESIGN EXPERT / ROASTOR of EXPERT.ICS / ICSID DESIGN EXPERT / ROASTOR of DESIGN / JIDPO DESIGN EXPERT
       
    Manabu Akaike_Science and Technology Journalist
    President of Universal Design Intelligence Inc.
    Instructor of Musashino Art University, Department of Design Informatics
    Jury member of Good Design Award by Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization
    Chairman of awards committee for Kids Design Award by Kids Design Association
       
    Yin Zhengsheng_Educator in Product/Environmental Design
    Professor of Tong Ji University of China
    Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Industrial Design Promotion Center
    Member of Design Institute of Japan
       
    Kazuo Tanaka_Industrial Designer
    President of GK Design Group Inc.
    Board member of International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID)
    Jury member of the Red Dot Award (2008)/Brown Prize (2009)/Good Design Award
    Visiting instructor of Tokyo University of the Arts
       
    Kunihiro Tsuji_Sound Space Designer, Product Designer
    President of Kunihiro Tsuji Scientific,Ltd.
    Researcher of Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo
    Commission member of Investigation and Research Expert Committee for Structuring Next Generation Robot Engineering & Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Manager & Commission member of Kansai Economic Federation Next- Generation Robot Promotion Council WG
Judging criteria
  1. Accurate understanding of contemporary social demands
  2. Originality, novelty and aesthetic quality
  3. New ideas of using feasible technologies and materials
  4. Usefulness and feasibility of creating new business opportunities

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