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A Temporary Sanctuary at Hitokotonushi Shrine Provides Fresh Water for Japan’s Honeybees

 Design #bees #honey #Japan #miniature July 11, 2022 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Hitokotonushi Shrine Established more than 1,200 years ago in 809, the historic Hitokotonushi Shrine just outside of Tokyo becomes a secondary sanctuary for local pollinators each summer. The on-site water basins, which are designed to hydrate humans, undergo a miniature …

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An Astonishing Array of Ceramic Mosaic Tiles Comprise a Japanese Museum’s Historical Collection

 Craft Design History #architecture #Japan #mosaics #museums #tile June 24, 2022 Kate Mothes Image © Ryota Murase. All images courtesy of the Mosaic Tile Museum, shared with permission In the Gifu Prefecture of Japan, a nucleus of creativity blossomed in Kasahara Town, Tajimi City, more than a millennium ago. Known for its history of …

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