The Mosaic Tile museum in Tajimi, Gifu by architect Terunobu Fujimori, who believes that earth is probably 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 kinds of tiles. Roof tiles are used on the aspect, and the contours are outlined by pine timber.
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, previous townhouses and homes within the countryside nonetheless have bogs and kitchens, which might be crammed with vibrant and uniquely designed tiles.
The museum opened its doorways in 2016 and has attracted many guests for the reason that opening.
The museum showcases completely different tiles and varieties that have been collected through the years by volunteers, who began seeing a decline in tiles. Youngsters and adults can even get pleasure from workshops and be taught in regards to the historical past of the distinctive tiles of Tajimi.
Images by Masaaki Ota