News from Takedokoro

News from TAKEDOKORO

Taketokoro Co-op House

Taketokoro Co-op House

Good morning. It isn’t the best day to paint the floor, as we still have stifling summer heat in Matsudai. Well, if you want to lose some weight, why not! It has been more than 4 months, since Tokamachi city…

Kids carpenter

Kids carpenter

Good morning. The rainy season has ended and hot summer is already here. 2 day summer festival was held in Matsudai. Karl Bengs & Associates sponsored one of the fireworks. There are 2 holiday houses in Taketokoro; Yellow House and…

German Ambassador Blog

German Ambassador Blog

Good afternoon. I see busy people walking on the street preparing for Matsudai summer festival. German ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern wrote about his visit to Matsudai in his blog, YOUNG GERMANY. It is in German and Japanese, with very…

news every.

news every.

Good morning. Sunflowers are blooming in Taketokoro. Nippon Television broadcasted Karl Bengs works and how his design saved depopulating village. The crews visited Taketokoro many times and filmed community events, his clients, his house, and his office to find keys to…

Revival Project of Cattle Shed

Revival Project of Cattle Shed

Good afternoon. Fireflies are illuminating on rice paddies in Taketokoro. There are two types, genji and heike, lighting by different frequency. When you enter our village Taketokoro, the first building you see is a cattle shed. There are only 2…