Akira Kuzumi, superstar plaster craftsman

 

We spent a day with Kuzumi-san shortly after our arrival at the Villa Kujoyama in November

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kuz 4

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Bamboo fences

 

A selection of bamboo fences, walls and windbreaks from Kyoto and the Noto Peninsula

Bamboo

 

Images from the two bamboo producers we visited.

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Bamboo cluster

 

Todd and Hagino realised this installation on the roof terrace of the Villa Kujoyama in early December 2015, with help from students of the Kyoto Architecture College and master gardener Kurato Fujimoto

Boundaries

 

Threshold conditions in the Katsura Detatched Villa

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VK bamboo cluster

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PJ BB 1

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VK bamboo cluster

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