Hinui Hitohi: A Machiya Renovation to Revitalize Suburban Shimane

The hollowing out of suburban Japan is real. Lured by the appeal of major cities like Tokyo and Osaka, young Japanese continue to relocate. And as they do, rural Japan continues to fall into disrepair. It’s a vicious cycle and so much history and culture is at stake. But where rural Japan lacks in modern […]

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