The Kominka Forum seeks to protect, preserve, and revitalize Japanese folk houses through cross-cultural exchange and collaboration
We organize multilingual online and in-person activities and events throughout the year with the aim of...
Sharing information, materials, and resources about the history and culture of Japanese folk houses, as well as providing support for those who would like to live or work in a kominka.
Passing on traditional building techniques through workshops and collaborative projects
Creating opportunities to work together to restore kominka in Japan and relocated kominka overseas
Holding art, music, and other cultural events in these extraordinary traditional old structures
Sharing findings from domestic and international research related to kominka, old materials, and issues related to rural revitalization.