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Oya: The Town That Turned To Stone

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 20, 2014 01:06 AM
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by Eric last modified May 19, 2014

This article from the Japan Times provides a glimpse at Oya-machi, a town built on a plateau of volcanic Oya stone in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan. Frank Lloyd Wright was particularly found of the porous and easily-sculpted stone, and used it extensively in his (now lost) Imperial Hotel to wondrous effect. Read more about Oya and the village it comes from here. Image via Japan Times




 

 

Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 7.36.09 AMThis article from the Japan Times provides a glimpse at Oya-machi, a town built on a plateau of volcanic Oya stone in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan. Frank Lloyd Wright was particularly found of the porous and easily-sculpted stone, and used it extensively in his (now lost) Imperial Hotel to wondrous effect. Read more about Oya and the village it comes from here.

Image via Japan Times


 

 

 
 
 

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