The Mosaic Tile museum in Tajimi, Gifu by architect Terunobu Fujimori, who believes that earth is probably the most basic 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 aspect, and the contours are outlined by pine bushes.
Tajimi in Gifu is thought 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 loos and kitchens, which can be full of 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 varieties that had been collected over time by volunteers, who began seeing a decline in tiles. Youngsters and adults also can take pleasure in workshops and be taught concerning the historical past of the distinctive tiles of Tajimi.
Pictures by Masaaki Ota