Hour glasses have been used for a long time as a tool to catch passage of time.
HOUR GLASS designed by Kazuo Kawasaki was designed to see passage of time.
Look and feel the time depicted by sand falling.
■HOW TO USE
1. Set the time with more than 10 seconds in setting page.
2. Press the button to start HOUR GLASS.
■Kazuo KAWASAKI Ph.D
Doctor of medical science
Professor of graduate school of Engineering, Osaka University
Professor of graduate school of Medicine, Osaka University
■PKD(Peace-Keeping Design) Project
Peace-Keeping Design Office,
SDwave, Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this project is the realization of
true world peace based on design methodology.
There are limitations to conventional
peacekeeping operations (PKO), or
peacekeeping forces (PKF). This project is
named “Peace-Keeping Design (PKD)” and
aims to be a global peacekeeping activity.
The PKD project takes as its subject various
difficult issues faced by humankind and the
earth, including war, poverty and environmental
destruction. It will seek solutions by
comprehensive approaches centered on design
and will work towards realizing such solutions.