The Mosaic Tile museum in Tajimi, Gifu by architect Terunobu Fujimori, who believes that earth is essentially 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 thought for its ceramics and tiles and Terunobu Fujimori is a world acclaimed architect. Whereas tiles are disappearing in Japanese homes, outdated townhouses and homes within the countryside nonetheless have bogs and kitchens, which might be full of vibrant and uniquely designed tiles.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 types that had been collected through the years by volunteers, who began seeing a decline in tiles. Kids and adults may take pleasure in workshops and study concerning the historical past of the distinctive tiles of Tajimi.
Pictures by Masaaki Ota