Without science’s discoveries, we wouldn’t be able to pursue our current lifestyles.
Without art’s beauty, we wouldn’t really be living.
Without designing, we wouldn’t be able to prepare our future.
They are all necessary but sometimes conflict, like water which flows together but with waves and ripples. Within the waves of ‘science and art’, Creative Flow focuses on significant issues such as energy, environments, sustainability, deep ecology, and produce the ‘city ecology’ we need through discussion and manufacturing.
- Kayoko Nohara, Michael Norton and Eriko Kawano, “Imparting Soft Skills and Creativity in University Engineering Education through a Concept Designing Short Course.” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 33, No. 2(A), pp. 538–547, 2017.
- Kayoko Nohara, Eriko Kawano. “Science and Art/Design Education for Engineers and Scientists for the Purpose of Nurturing Creativity.” Journal of Japanese Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 63-1, pp. 88-94, Jan. 2015.
- Kayoko Nohara. “Training through the Science Cafe Activities and Its Effect Analysis for Nurturing Internationalism and Communication Design Ability of Young Engineers.” Journal of Japanese Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 79-84, Mar. 2011.
- Michael Norton & Kayoko Nohara “Science Cafés. Cross-cultural Adaptation and Educational Applications”, Journal of Science Communication, 8-4, 2009.