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Video: Shirakawa-go gassho style thatched roof

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. #Gassho #Shirakawago #CraftingtheFutureJapan ...

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Kanazawa/Shirakawa-Go Slideshow

The Crafting The Future teaser continues with some highlights of sights in Kanazawa to be visited during part 2 of the conference. A castle town like Tokyo, Kanazawa is divided into distinct neighborhoods. The area of the samurai housing, the eastern tea/entertainment district and the castle...

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