The Future of Housing: Creating comfortable and safety homes with new technologies

13 October 2017

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

© Daiwa House Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore and Daiwa House are proud to present a lecture that will talk about the importance of useful ideas and devices which makes better housing.

With an experience of 1.5 million units, Mr Daisuke Usugi, Managing Director of Daiwa House Malaysia will showcase the latest Japanese housing technology which are currently used, as well as introducing Sakura Residence - the first prefabricated house in Malaysia using Japanese technology focusing on comfortability and safety. Together, Mr Akihito Kawahara, Branch Manager of Daiken Corporation Singapore, who will complement the talk by Mr Usugi by sharing about new ideas of smart storage. There will also be panels featuring construction processes, structures and house models. Please do not miss this exciting Japanese quality home improvement strategy talk at JCC!

About the Speakers

© Daisuke Usugi

Daisuke Usugi
Managing Director of Daiwa House Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Daiwa House is one of Japan's top company and the pioneer of prefabricated house that is listed in Fortune Global 500. Mr Daisuke Usugi is currently the Managing Director of Daiwa House Malaysia Sdn Bhd (DHM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwan House Japan. He is also the CEO of Daiwa Sunway Development Sdn Bhd (DSD), a joint venture with Sunway Iskandar Sdn Bhd. Graduated from Kobe University and has been with Daiwa House since 1996, Mr Usugi moved to Malaysia in 2012 with the aim of introducing Japanese prefabricated home technology to the region.

© Akihito Kawahara

Akihito Kawahara
Branch Manager of Daiken Corporation Singapore Branch

Daiken Corporation is housing component manufacturer listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange that has the largest plants for interior wooden doors, engineering floorings, office ceiling tiles and medium-density fibreboard in Japan. Mr Kawahara graduated from Konan University and joined Daiken Corporation since 1995. Currently the Branch Manager of Daiken Corporation Singapore, he works closely with Japanese housing manufacturers and general contractors providing Japan quality products and services from manufacturing plants around the region.

Details of the Lecture


Friday, 13 October 2017


7:00pm - 8:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)
※ Light refreshments will be served


Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372



Register for the Lecture

To register, please email the following details to with the subject The Future of Housing:

1. Full Name
2. Number of persons (including yourself)
3. Organisation
4. Mobile Number

Please register early to avoid disappointment. We regret that as there is limited seating, seats will be confirmed only upon receipt of confirmation email from JCC. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Where is Japan Creative Centre (JCC)?

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Getting to Japan Creative Centre
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372
Tel: +65-6737-0434

By Public Bus:
Bus services: 7, 36, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 502, 502A, 502B (Alight in front of Delfi Orchard)
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By the MRT:
You may also take the MRT to the nearest MRT station, Orchard (NS22).
Train fares, travel times and route maps are available on the SMRT website.

Driving to JCC:

Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel, Delfi Orchard and Orchard Parade Hotel.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 /
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard
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