Roof *RERUN
Roofs not only provide protection against the rain, wind and the other elements; they are also an important aspect of the overall appearance of a building. This episode features a number of examples and looks at what makes them so special. We focus on the craftsmanship involved in the replacement of a cypress bark roof at Kyoto's To-ji Temple, as well as a roof blending tradition and modernity created by the architect Kengo Kuma and sculptor Kohei Nawa, featuring modern tiles and tiles that were made 1,400 years ago.