Renovation of Kyomachiya

 

We renovated the office of “Éclat Japon”.

The Kyo-machiya, a traditional town house in Kyoto, was built about 70 years ago.

First step, the tatami

The Tatami craftsman,

Japanese tatami mats are very heavy, so it was not easy to transport them!

With his expert eye, the craftsman of “tatami” specifies that they are real tatami made from rare straw.

Nowadays, many tatami mats are made from chemical fible.

Second step, sliding doors.

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