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Inside the Japanese House: Part I

Inside the Japanese House with carpenter Adam Zgola is a three-part seminar series exploring traditional Japanese homes through the lens of Architecture, Culture, and Handcraft.

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Inside the Japanese House: Part I
Inside the Japanese House: Part I

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Sep 12, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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About the event

The Japan Society of Boston is proud to present Inside the Japanese House, a three-part series exploring traditional Japanese homes through the lens of Architecture, Culture, and Handcraft. The series will be hosted by Adam Zgola, a carpenter specialized in traditional Japanese wooden construction with over two decades of experience in Japan.

Part I will delve into Adam’s early experiences as an apprentice craftsman in Japan. We will discuss the opportunities and challenges of a Japanese apprenticeship, a process that results in a unique insight in the importance of tradition in handcraft and the responsibilities of craftsmen in the context of culture and society.

In Part I, Adam will discuss and show several real life projects while sharing how these experiences shaped and defined his views on craft and architecture.

Please join us for this very special one-of-a-kind seminar series. This is a free, hour-long presentation with Q&A hosted on Zoom.

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