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Exploring the Possibilities of Lumber

This series of features highlights the attractions and possibilities of lumber in the field of architecture, and describes the activities and distinguishing features of Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts & Crafts Furnishings. Each feature focuses on a different subject.

Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts and Crafts Furnishings has acquired FSC® CoC (Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody) Certification, enabling it to produce products that are even more environmentally friendly.

We introduce a project of The Nezu Museum that Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts and Crafts Furnishings was involved.

Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts & Crafts Furnishings believes in that power of wood and will continue to spin that power into the futures of its customers. This time, we interviewed Mr. Fukushima from The Industry Club of Japan.

Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts & Crafts Furnishings believes in that power of wood, and will continue to spin that power into the futures of its customers. This time, we interviewed Mr. Sato from Shochiku Co., Ltd.

On October 1, 2010, the Act for Promotion of Use of Wood in Public Buildings was enacted.

Chihiro Tada, director of the Tokyo Toy Museum, discusses practical activities and future prospects related to wood education.

Mr. Okahashi, who owns and manages forests in Nara Prefecture’s Yoshino forests—home to the famous Yoshino cedar wood—explains how forestry roads are laid. These roads are used by forest thinning equipment and trucks that haul the harvested timber.

Tokyo Mokkoujou discusses the current state of lumber materials and architecture with architectural communication consultant Shozo Baba.

A woodworker at Shimizu’s Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts & Crafts Furnishings has become a resident instructor and is teaching woodworking techniques at Sumida Tech High School in Tokyo for a one-year period that began in April 2012.

On January 4 each year, a ceremony to welcome the new year is held at Shimizu’s Tokyo Mokkoujou Arts & Crafts Furnishings.

Interior planner Yoshiharu Shimura covers topics on the appeal of wood and various approaches to using it.


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