The Building Blocks of Edo


5m 00s
Broadcast on March 22, 2020 Available until March 31, 2030

Workers at a sawmill use the latest tools and their honed skills to prepare the building blocks of Edo life: long, narrow beams, bamboo stems and leftover wood stacked as high as buildings.

*"Tatekawa in Honjo" from the series "Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji" (c.1830) by Katsushika Hokusai

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