Video: Shirakawa-go gassho style thatched roof

Posted By: Jeremy Altman, Assoc. AIA November 23, 2011 10:58 pm
Posted In: Committee on Design
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User-defined tags : COD, Crafting the Future Japan, Gassho, Shirakawago, Wada House

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Short video of the attic space showing the tied timber connections of the gassho style roofs of Japanese folk houses.  In the Wada house were this video was shot, silk worms were raised on the second floor to provide supplementary income.
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