Established in 1905, Tamura-ya Ryokan continued business through the Taisho and Showa periods until it closed in 2008.
A drawing of the finalized kominka
Higashiyama Kaii gave me the words, “A town without old buildings is the same as a person without memories.”
If something is old, it is not worthless.
Matsudai Karl Bengs House in summer and winter
Renovating the first floor of Matsudai Karl Bengs House
Tearing down an old house is like throwing away a gem and picking up a pebble.-Karl Bengs
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