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WEST has its origins in a private factory founded in 1933 by Asajiro Nishi, and named “Nishi Seisakusho” (Nishi’s factory). Beginning with the manufacture of locks and hardware mainly for vessels at Mitejima, near Osaka Port, after about a decade, the product range shifted toward the category of products for house building due to the demand of rapid economic growth.

In 1965, the factory was moved to Neyagawa at a location

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Architecture in Ascendance: innovative staircase design

Dominic Lutyens

15.12.2013

Staircases are overdetermined things. A highly functional element in the internal circulation of a building, they are also laden with cultural and psychological symbolism. We may live in the age of the lift and escalator, but this hasn’t stopped

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