Tea Ceremony Room in Fujisawa / 藤沢市 【茶室と水屋】Part 1
This project is a partial renovation on a 20-year-old wooden house. The client is a middle age couple who have all their children grown up and now have a spare room to use for their hobby, which we are going to convert into a tea ceremony room.
Continue reading “Would you like a little tea ceremony room in the house? 趣味はお茶です”
Carpentry School Graduation Project / 大工育成塾 修了制作 Part3
Today, we were able to celebrate the
Jotoshiki *1 without any troubles since the start.
Continue reading “Connect people 繋がりの大切さ”
Carpentry School Graduation Project / 大工育成塾 修了制作 Part2
It’s been five days since the start. The woodworking part is almost over and most of the students are giving it a finishing touch or have moved onto the next step, Jigumi (trial fitting).
Continue reading “Concentration is the key 塾生の集中力”
Carpentry School Graduation Project / 大工育成塾 修了制作
This carpentry school is a national project set up to protect Japanese traditional wooden architecture. The project was established 13 years ago aiming to raise competent and skilled young carpenters.
Continue reading “No thesis for carpenters 大工の卒論”
Itakura Method in Zushi / 板倉工法 Part 16 -FINAL-
th, 2015 the ‘Itakura House’ that is friendly to humans as well as the environment has finally been completed!
bedroom upper floor
Continue reading “The completion 完成”
Itakura Method in Zushi / 板倉工法 Part 15
We have started the work for the outside area after undoing the scaffolding. As for the inside, we are progressing with the work for staircase, the bathroom, the kitchen, the tatami room and the fire place.
Continue reading “A fireplace in a wooden house 薪ストーブのある家”
Itakura Method in Zushi / 板倉工法 Part 14
Finally the switches and the power points are being fitted by the electricians!
Continue reading “Being at home makes you sick? 無垢の家の気持ちよさ”
We have a national holiday in Japan on the 3rd of November called Culture day. It is still 2 months away but I’d like to introduce one of my hobbies – Tea Ceremony (Sado),
Continue reading “Culture Day 文化の日”
Itakura Method in Zushi / 板倉工法 Part 13
The sun has been working on the exterior wall (Japanese cedar) which started changing its colour to beautiful amber.
Continue reading “A natural humidity controller 味が出る家”
Itakura Method in Zushi / 板倉工法 Part 12
Tadaaaaaa! The exterior has been completed!
Continue reading “Safe place to nap 平らな場所で昼寝ができる〜”