Umekita Sotoniwa SQUARE is a demonstration experiment site for creating a new living system
Umekita Sotoniwa SQUARE is a project that spreads the “green” in the area around Umekita, and is a 1000-day project from July 2020 to March 2023 and a limited-time project.
Based on the concept of “Green Living Lab,” the activities include programs in collaboration with local people and demonstration experiments to create new living systems by cooperating companies.
This project is led by the Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) , and the following partner companies are participating: Hankyu Corporation, Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., Osaka Gas Urban Development Co., Ltd., ORIX Real Estate Co., Ltd., Kanden Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., Sekisui House Co., Ltd., Takenaka Corporation, Umekita Development Special Purpose Company, Hibiya Amenis Co., Ltd.
About Green Living Lab
In manufacturing and service development, they will analyze the needs of consumers while involving citizens and users over the long term, and co-create services that meet those needs. That is a demonstration experiment project of the living lab method.
It is an outdoor living lab facility that creates “MIDORI LIFE” by fusing technology with nature such as sky, wind, air, soil, and water, not limited to trees, plants, flowers, etc.
They will develop demonstration experiments, etc. for future town development by programs in collaboration with local people and cooperating companies.