Core Kyoto mini Kyoto Walls: Gracefulness Molded from Earth

Core Kyoto

5m 00s
Broadcast on August 18, 2021 Available until March 31, 2026

The ancient capital's dignified air of yesteryear is in part generated by earthen walls: the walls of the imperial palace, shrines, temples and even private properties. Kyoto is blessed with soil of a color ideal for these wall. Plasterers over centuries developed and refined their technique to produce walls befitting a capital. Discover the aesthetic sensibilities and expertise of a traditional plasterer as he pursues beauty in earthen walls.

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