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The NPO: Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN) + Keio University SFC Shigeru Ban Laboratory + Tomoyuki Tanaka Laboratory Kumamoto University have installed a simple partition system made from paper tubes and fabric cloth during April 23rd and 24th.

---April 23 (Saturday)

---Taketa City, Oita Prefecture ---Taketa City Social Welfare Center --- ---10 Units
--- ---Shirohara Elementary School, Taketa City ---28 Units
---Minami-Aso Town, Kumamoto Prefecture ---Minami-Aso Junior High School, Minami-Aso Town ---2 Units

---April 24 (Sunday)
---Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture -- ---West Obihara Elementary School, Kumamoto City ---60 Units
- --- Aspar Tomiai Center , Kumamoto City ---4units
---Mashiki Town, Kumamoto Prefecture ---Mashiki Town Gymnasium  ---2 Units

1)--Taketa City Social Welfare Center
----Taketa City local government employees also support the partitions installation.
----Oita Prefectural Governor Mr. Katsusada Hirose was also on hand to see the results and experience the effectiveness of the partition system.

2)--Taketa City Shirohara Elementary School
----As there was a need to hold classes within the gymnasium, the partition system was installed to create 4 separate classrooms.

3)-- Minami-Aso Junior High School (formerly Nagabaru Junior High School)
----As a sample installation, 2 units were installed within the Nursing Area and the Consultation Area.

4)-- West Obiyama Elementary School
----The Kumamoto University Tanaka Laboratory and numerous volunteers cooperated to install 60 units within the gymnasium.
----Kumamoto Prefectural Governor Mr. Ikuo Kabashima and Kumamoto Mayor Mr. Kazufumi Onishi were on hand to view the installation of the partition
----system, and expressed their intentions assertively implement the system where possible.

5)-- Aspar Tomiai Center
----4 Units were installed as changing rooms and nursing stations.

Photographic Credit: Kumamoto University Tomoyuki Tanaka Laboratory
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Support provided by:


Kumamoto University
supporters from Oita Society of Architects & Building Engineers
architectural supporters from Kumamoto
numerous volunteers and supporters

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