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Read About Plans to Build a UC-Designed Playground in Tsunami-Ravaged Japan


Students in UC’s number-one ranked industrial design program designed a play area for the Japanese city of Ishinomaki. The playscape will serve to replace one lost when the 2011 tsunami hit Japan, while also serving as a memorial for those who lost their lives. WVXU-FM has posted images and information 

Date: 8/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824

UC ingot   Students in UC’s number-one ranked industrial design program designed a play area for the Japanese city of Ishinomaki. The playscape will serve to replace one lost when the 2011 tsunami hit Japan, while also serving as a memorial for those who lost their lives.
Rendering of design for new playground.
A rendering of the design for the new playground.


  • See additional background from when the UC students worked in studio on the project in the summer of 2012.