How can the best of traditional and modern design and technology be combined to create a carbon neutral home? In the mountains above Kyoto, Japan, one man, (with the help of his friends, family and neighbours), sets out on an intrepid journey to design and build a truly sustainable eco-home. Follow me as I encounter the challenges and solutions that the house and its mountain forest environment present.
Takahashi-san and Saiko complete the siding on the south side of the house! With the help of the amazing (needs a patent!) "generation" jig developed by Takahashi, these two experts bring an end to months of exposed house sheet. The house is now completely covered in siding!