Karl Bareis on Japanese Architecture Posted on March 26, 2019March 26, 2019 by yanngiguere Karl Bareis of Santa Cruz Timberframes presented on Japanese Architecture by during the KEZ USA 2018 in Peekskill, NY. This lecture shares knowledge gathered over 40 years timber framing and during numerous trips to Japan, including leading 16 tours specifically focused on sharing Japanese approaches to architectural design. He explores how while Japanese architecture is seen as ancient, it is also a living craft that always evolving. How since the 5th century Japanese craftsmen continuously optimized elements in response to what succeeded and failed during earthquakes. Likewise standardizing measurements so woodworkers throughout the country could contribute components for temple construction on a grand scale. Mokuchi is very grateful to Will O’Connor for taking the lead on capturing the presentations and editing them for us to share. Check out more woodworking related videos that Mokuchi is posting on its YouTube channel. We’re working on expanding the library of videos. Let us know what you’d like to see and subscribe on YouTube to get notified when new videos are posted.