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Here’s a selection of what has been on offer for over ten years.
Senjoukaku is a shrine building in Hiroshima Prefecture. Construction halted suddenly in 1598, since the building consists of a single floor space, 1419m². The floor is 4″ thick boards of camphor tree, never polished never repaired, worn to a mirror smoothness over the centuries. pic.twitter.com/BAmvI04LGg
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The city of Ghadames on the edge of the Saharan desert in Libya is maybe one of the finest examples of desert urbanism still in existence. Inhabited since the 4th millennia B.C., many of its 1300 houses have been continually inhabited, improved, expanded, for over 3000 years.
A book for Japanese children teaching them about those they are descended from. This is a society that is not ashamed of its ethnic origins. Unlike present company.