Fieald Research in Japan
October 8, 2018 Biwako-Sosui (Lake Biwa Canal) Museum and Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall
Visited the Biwako-Sosui (Lake Biwa Canal) Museum, walked along Keage Incline and Canal Branch. And also visited Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall.
June 18, 2018 Mogitori Center Iwao
Visit to an end-of-life vehicle dismantling plant.
June 10, 2018 Organic Farm in Keihoku
Visit to the organic family farm “Tagayashiuta Farm (Singing Paddy Farm)” in Keihoku. Weeding in the paddy field, followed by lecture on the challenges and future of agriculture in the area and delicious organic vegan lunchbox.
November 27, 2017 TOYOTA
Tour of automobile assembly and welding lines at the Tsutsumi Plant.
October 3, 2017 Lake Biwa Canal and Suiro kaku
We learned the history of a modernization project in Kyoto—the development of the Lake Biwa Canal. The Lake Biwa Canal was constructed in the 1890s as a waterway to connect Japan’s largest lake, Lake Biwa, and the city of Kyoto. Suiro kaku is a brick-made bridge, with a series of arches, built as a part of Lake Biwa Canal.