Hiromi Kato

* To create spaces that nurture creativity, encourage collaboration and exchange among artists and the resident community.

* To offer the artists and residents an inclusive place that can enhance social interactions and strengthen social bonds within the community.

* To marry environmental and social values in a communal residential building by using sustainable building materials and passive design strategies.

* To create a co-housing community that pushes the boundaries of conventional design and may become a precedent for future communal housing projects.

* To explore playful residential spaces that residents can inhabit in their own unique ways.