CREATING NEW VALUES
FOR THE HIDA FOREST

What induces a deep breath when stepping into a forest?
Why do we feel dignified beauty from Japanese-style houses?

Forests are not just a source of “timber”.
Due to short-term economic decisions, many forests are left unmanaged.
Now is the time to reconsider the value of forests from a 100-year-term viewpoint.

A challenge for Hidakuma is to create a new value for forests in Hida.

SERVICE

HIDA no MORI de KUMA wa ODORU

Architects and designers visiting

The birth of a community

Combining technology
with Kumiki technique

Use of forests,
transmission of
traditional technologies

New products created

Creation of business
opportunities and
employment

Connect with the world

New ideas, collaboration

PRODUCTS

EVENTS

NEWS / BLOG

Smart Craft Studio 2017 – Animating Craft

We have opened the application for this year’s Smart Craft Studio in Hida, Japan! Students who are eligible and interested in this once-life-time experience, please start preparing to apply! The application c...