The Mosaic Tile museum in Tajimi, Gifu by architect Terunobu Fujimori, who believes that earth is essentially the most elementary materials for construction stands out in its form and texture within the industrialized metropolis. The façade of the museum is an ode to earth, and is embedded with all types of tiles. Roof tiles are used on the facet, and the contours are outlined by pine bushes.
Tajimi in Gifu is understood for its ceramics and tiles and Terunobu Fujimori is a global acclaimed architect. Whereas tiles are disappearing in Japanese homes, outdated townhouses and homes within the countryside nonetheless have bogs and kitchens, which might be stuffed with vibrant and uniquely designed tiles.
The museum opened its doorways in 2016 and has attracted many guests because the opening.
The museum showcases completely different tiles and types that have been collected through the years by volunteers, who began seeing a decline in tiles. Kids and adults also can take pleasure in workshops and study concerning the historical past of the distinctive tiles of Tajimi.
Images by Masaaki Ota