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
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
joint mastery at Taguchi-Kenchiku
rain(y)day in Takayama
Takayama, wooden Machiya townhouses