Fabrication session of the Kigumi prototype at the vocational school in Murau.
Japanese creativity in preventing trouble – there’s no DIN JP…..obviously
complex Kigumi at Jun Sato Lab at Tokyo University
Today Prof. Shimizu took us to Nara and gave us a private Tour around the Hōryū-ji Temple (National Treasure) in Nara Prefecture to see the oldest wood building in existence.
The main hall of Kiyomizu-dera temple, an impressive wooden structure from 1633, is being restored and is completely enclosed by scaffolding and a protective shell. Continue reading
At Nara we visited the Yakushi-ji Temple (national treasure) guided by Prof. Shigeatsu Shimizu and had a peek at the restoration site of the east pagoda from 730 A.D. (its twin is visible on the left side of the image). Continue reading
We were in the special cedar forest in the north of Kyoto the whole day.
Just like the old carpenters did back in Edo-Period, we left Takayama today to continue our investigations in Kyoto. Above the Shimogamo Shrine. Continue reading