DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
YK : History of France and Japan.
DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
YK : To create a beautiful story of cultural mixing.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
YK : I don't know.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
YK : 1 year.
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
YK : We found a simple concept by a discussion with everyone in the project.
DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
YK : I don't know.
DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
YK : Deep research of history.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
YK : I'm not sure.
DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
YK : Someone who is curious about other culture.
DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
YK : Depth of thought.
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
YK : Is the phonetic play of Japanese word. EN means beauty, circle, and connection.
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
YK : 3d software.
DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
YK : Create the form (architecture) from historical references(archive).
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
YK : no one.
DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
YK : Nothing particularly.
DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
YK : Study the history and culture.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
YK : To merge every idea to simple history telling.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
YK : coincidence.
DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
YK : To have a lot of responsibility.
DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
YK : no.