Author: Tomonori Makita


On November 7, 2023, we won the climate award at this year’s Building Awards for the development of the WorldFlexHomes building concept

henrik-innovation Japan trip 2023

henrik-innovation is currently preparing for a study trip to Japan. We are excited to visit our latest project, Nordisk Hygge circles Ugakei, and meet with new collaborators. Additionally, we will ...

Nordisk Hygge Circles Ugakei – Open to visitors

Jump into the deep forest of Inabe City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Rebuild your relationship with Mother Nature. Our regenerative project Nordisk Ugakei Hygge Circles is finally open.

We won!

Two of our Japanese projects SANU and Kitoki won the most excellent award, the Ministry of Environment prize and Encouragement prize, for the 2022 Wood Design Award in Japan. We ...

Kitoki – Life cycle assessment for high rise building in Tokyo

This is a new possibility of using wood for urban high-rise buildings.

Nordisk Hygge Circle Ugakei will be completed soon.

The center house and two cabins were completed, and final inspection was conducted. The Danish ambassador also visited this site the other day…

SANU 2nd Home

Sanu is a lifestyle brand, envisioning a world where people and nature coexist.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Nordisk Hygge Circles, Ugakei, Japan

The design team recently attended the groundbreaking ceremony for our Nordisk Hygge Circles Ugakei near Inabe, Japan. The groundbreaking ceremony (Jichin sai 地鎮祭) was performed according to the Japanese tradition. ...

Ibihaverne apartment project completed

Ibihaven is the first in a series of apartment communities (Agorahaverne) with large common areas in the form of a central, naturally conditioned atrium. The project recently finished and its ...

Floating bird observation hide completed

henrik•innovation was the project manager for the “Innovative Bird Observation Hide”-project, which was a competition project realized in collaboration with Holscher Design A/S, Biotope (N) and Søren Jensen Consulting Engineers ...