What is Seismic Isolation?About JSSI
JSSI Award The 17th Awards

Purpose of the commendationPurpose of the JSSI commendation system is to contribute to improvement of the high quality and security buildings, and to certain development such as the structure with seismic isolation or vibration control, by commending persons, buildings or technologies that serve to technical progress, spread and development of structures with these technologies.


Description of the commendation
They are four awards, such as 'award of meritorious deed', 'technical awardf, 'best work award', and 'diffusion award'. The details of awards depend on the commendation regulations of JSSI.


Choosing awards
Committee of commendation of JSSI that consists of eight experts decided them.


Number of application in 2016
They were four 'technical award', eleven 'best work award', four 'diffusion award', one 'award for distinguished service'.


Results of selectionThey were the followings:
(award winner personal names and the honorific titles are omitted)

'AWARD OF MERITORIOUS DEED'
"Takao Nishikawa", Professor emeritus of Tokyo Metropolitan University, former president of JSSI

'TECHNICAL AWARD'
"Development of the big TMD that can apply to existing high rise buildings for correspondence of severe earthquakes"
KAJIMA CORPORATION

"The development of the damper with switch controlled by certain displacement, corresponding to the giant earthquake"
Yasui Architects & Engineers, Inc.
KAYABA SYSTEM MACHINERY CO., LTD.
THK CO., LTD.
Handa City Hall
Nagoya University

'BEST WORK AWARD'
"Osaka Station Mega-roof"
West Japan Railway Company
OHBAYASHI CORPORATION

"Nihonbashi Dia Building"
TAKENAKA CORPORATION

"Gymnasium, Konohana Arena in the Shizuoka Kusanagi General Athletic Ground"
Governor of Shizuoka Prefecture
Naito Architect & Associates
KAJIMA TATEMONO SOGO KANRI CO., LTD.
KAP

"Shinagawa Season Terrace"
TAISEI CORPORATION
NTT FACILITIES

'DIFFUSION AWARD'
"Implementation of the retrofit of the existing steel-construction tower building by seismic isolation system in Tsutenkaku"
TSUTENKAKUKANKO CO., LTD.


Commendation
The commendation ceremony was held after the general meeting of JSSI on 8th June 2016.

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