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Kikuma-Gawara: Kikuma Roof-Tile

September 08, 2015

Kikuma-Gawara, among other roof materials, has distinctive features as following:

BEAUTY; the peculiar beauty of the oxidized silver color enables various types of expression and appearance with the material covering all over the roof is graceful.
DURABILITY; it is firm and durable, and exceedingly tough.
WATERPROOF; it is incredible in waterproof with less water absorbency and rich water drainage function.
TEMPRETURE CONTROL; it keeps the inside cool in summer and warm in winter
REASONABLE PRICE; since it is a traditional material which fits the Japanese weather, it holds long with a reasonable price

Read the full article:
Kikuma-Gawara: Kikuma Roof-Tile

Sponsored by: Cooperative Association of Ceramics in Kikuma-City
Translation by: Aya Matsui, reviewed by Marina Izumi

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