LIXIL Day of Architecture and Design 2022 – Supporting the Sustainable Architecture and Design

By vira

As a pioneer in producing innovative home and water technology equipment, LIXIL is consistently innovating and providing the latest solutions to create a better home for the Indonesian people. This global company from Japan shows their support to the sustainable architecture and design by holding an annual event called Day of Architecture (LDAD). This year’s theme was “Architecture to Recover - developing a sustainable approach towards urban resilience” and the event took place in Hotel Mulia, Jakarta, on 27 July 2022.

Santa Firmansjah, president director of LIXIL Water Technology Indonesia, stated that one of LIXIL’s commitments to the living environment of Indonesia is to encourage all students and professionals in the fields of architecture and design to always think ahead in responding towards global issues. He hoped the activity could be a platform for speakers and participants to exchange knowledge and motivate young architects and designers to take part in sustainable architecture. For example, by recreating buildings that are durable to natural disasters, rehabilitation centres, health centres for cancer patients, and post-pandemic recovery centres amongst others.

The event also comprises of other activities such as LIXIL Architecture and Design Competition (LADC), Talk Training and Workshops, and International Property Awards Asia Pacific as an appreciation for the best achievement in the industry.

Seasoned professionals that took part in the event as speakers were:

- Prasetyo Adi ST, the president director of PDW Architects, IAI,

- Ir. Ardi Jahya, the president director of Airmas Asri, IAI,

- Kai-Uwe Bergmann, partner of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

- Robert Greenwood, partner & managing director of Asia Snøhetta

- Satoshi Konagai, CEO of LIXIL Water Technology Asia Pacific

- Toshie Takahasi, director of INAX Brand LIXIL Water Technology Asia Pacific, and

- Yoichiro Tomioka, INAX Design Creative Director.

Satoshi Konagai, CEO of LIXIL Water Technology Asia Pacific

Since 2013 LIXIL has contributed to the property and construction sector of Indonesia through its high-quality sanitation products, like Grohe and American Standard. IAI as an organisation of Indonesian architects supports the innovations and initiations done by LIXIL. “Indonesian market has the biggest contribution in LIXIL’s growth in Asia Pacific region. LIXIL commits to support Indonesia by providing solutions for a better home to everybody all over Indonesia through their innovative and user-oriented products for the bathrooms, kitchens and housing in general,” said Satoshi Konagai.

Santa hoped the LDAD and LADC activities will inspire all designers and architects to be more aware and to respond to global issues that happen in Indonesia while providing a better quality of life for everyone.

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