Construction Update (Week 9 & 10)

The last week of construction turned out to be the last two weeks of construction, but it officially ended on ...

Construction Update (Week 8)

Welcome to the 8th week of construction! This was initially supposed to be the final week of construction, but, unsurprisingly, ...

Construction Update (Week 7)

This week consisted mostly of drywall, putty, and wallpaper, but also holes in ceiling were cut for the lighting and ...

Construction Update (Week 6)

It was a busy week starting with the completion of the wall studs and rafters (下地). In Japanese, they use ...

Construction Update (Week 5)

The remaining bookshelf stacks were completed this week (inner-shelves coming soon). In order to work with the limited space we ...

Construction Update (Week 4)

Despite the slowed progress from the coronavirus, the construction continues. An initial five-day week was whittled down to three, but ...

Construction Update (Week 3)

Week 3 was initially scheduled to have four days of contruction, but has been since narrowed down to two due ...

The Construction Begins!

On Thursday, July 30, 2020 the first day of construction began. This mostly involved tearing out the old flooring left ...

How to build a library Part 4: Discovering the construction company Nishiki Kenchiku

After more than three months of searching, we are happy to announce that we found a company to build our ...

How to build a library Part 3: Finding a construction company

Just a concrete structure remains (and an air conditioner) Now that the demolition crew is nearly finished, we turn our ...