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Since its opening, sendai mediatheque has received a number of awards that include the following:
2001 Japan Construction Engineers' Association Award
Created in 1953 to acknowledge construction projects contributing to the
development of construction engineering, JCEA Awards are given to
organizations that conduct excellent construction projects. Each recipient is
selected on the basis of outstanding performance in a project or policy,
according to criteria for construction technique, public administration, stock
operation and so on.
Architecture Section, Japan Construction Engineers' Association Award
Japan Construction Engineers' Association
2001 Good Design Gold Award
The Good Design Award has been a sole comprehensive design evaluation
and commendation system in Japan since 1957. Many companies and
designers from both inside and outside Japan participate in activities to
enhance industry or quality of life through design. The "G Mark", as symbol
of the award, is widely recognized as a mark representing good design.
2001 Good Design Gold Award
Japan Institute of Design Promotion
43rd BCS (Building Contractors' Society) Prize
The BCS Prize was created in 1960 to promote outstanding building assets while developing culture and protecting the global environment.
Outstanding buildings are selected based on evaluations of their project planning, design, construction and operation/maintenance of each building in its environment. The prize is given to clients, architects and contractors of the selected building.
The 43rd BCS Prize
Building Contractors' Society
World Architecture Awards 2002 Best Building in East Asia
The 16th Tokyo Creation Award, Environmental Media Award
Japan Fashion Association
2003 Architectural Institute of Japan Prize in Architectural Design
The AIJ Prize was created to promote architectural culture in Japan, as well as academic, technical and artistic activities related to architecture, acknowledging outstanding accomplishments every year.
2003 AIJ Prize (Architectural Design)
Architectural Institute of Japan
The 10th Public Building Award (Cultural Institution Section), Awarded by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation
Recipients of the Public Building Award are selected from among buildings that are more than 3 years old, built by national/local governments or other public organizations. They are evaluated according to the following criteria.
Excellence in architectural planning, design and construction
Remarkable contribution to the community through high cultural value
Good building management and maintenance
Out of the recipients from across Japan, one building each for three sections –government building, cultural institution and everyday facility– is selected as the recipient of the award from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation.
Public Building Award
Public Buildings Association
2011 Regional Art-Activities Gold Prize (Prime Minister Prize)
The Regional Art-Activities Prize was created in 2004 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities. Its aim is to further vitalize public cultural institutions, contributing to the production of beautiful, enriching homes for everyone by acknowledging and promoting public cultural institutions remarkable for producing an environment for creative activities in local communities.
Regional Art-Activities Gold Prize
Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities