JDW2013 / New volunteers

From Wednesday the 7th, written by University of Tokyo student  Eri Furusawa:

Attaching the stalks of bamboo to the beams in order to stabilize the floor. This took some real rope techniques. 二本の土台の上に、更に竹を結びつけて強化しました。ロープ使いに皆が四苦八苦。漁師の方々に丁寧に教えて頂きました。

Five students from Professor Hiraoka’s Lab at Miyagi University joined us today. They were friendly and caught up quickly with our process. 今日から宮城大学の平岡先生の研究室から5人の学生さんが加わり、一緒に作業を始めました。

Cutting 90 sticks of bamboo to equal length and diameter. We really got the hang of working together in good harmony. 一定の直径の竹を、90本も切りました。大人数でテキパキと仕事をこなせるようになったのは7日目ならでは。

Here is the team in charge of building the entrance. What they came up with was very artistic and cosy at the same time. 入り口の看板作りのチーム。そこにある材料だけで素敵な看板を創ってくれました。

A shot of the sunrise that I took this morning, at the Hachimann River. It was silent and somewhat tragic, but with definite hints of morning and the beginning of a new day. 八幡川で日の出を見ました。静かな夜明けでした。

A bit about today’s contributor:
Eri is currently a sophomore at the University of Tokyo. She plans to major in architecture, and also has a great interest in international relations. She was born and bred in Tokyo, except for the two years she spent in France during her childhood.  She is wrong in all the right ways.

建築学科志望の古澤えりと申します。東京生まれ東京育ちで すが、小学校のときに2年ほどフランスで暮らしていました。サークルはバンドと、模擬国連という活動をしています。将来は建築を通じて、途上国で働きたいと思っています。歩くことと、洋楽を聴くことが好きです。宜しくお願いします

Read more about this year’s program participants here.

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