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What's it like to work in a tent?

Railway company Tokyu's 'outdoor office' event aimed at sparking fresh ideas

Office workers hold a meeting inside a tent set up on the banks of the Tama River in Tokyo during the Nov. 2 event.

TOKYO -- Private Japanese railway operator Tokyu recently held a one-day event to give office workers an opportunity to get a taste of working in tents and come up with new ideas in a different environment.

The "outdoor office" experience was held on the banks of the Tama River near Futako-tamagawa Station in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward on Nov. 2, with five companies, mostly based along the river, participating.

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