The imperial tombs of Japan are protected from excavation by the Imperial Household Agency. What secrets do they hold?
Have you ever looked at a Japanese tile roof and thought “what a fine thing!” Just kidding. I have, for much of my life. This month Yamamoto Kiyokazu, the founder of roof tile manufacturer Yamamoto Kawara Co., Ltd., passed away at the age of 86. He was the master foreman on the large-scale roof restorations … Continue reading The Roofer