Autumn 2019 issue, Vol.45

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Memories of a former coal miner

We met a coal mine heritage guide who has many years of experience in the mines.

2019/11/20

Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

Akapla Illumination 2019-2020

An endless amount of lights changing along with the music is on display bringing a different vibe to the gingko trees at AKAPLA. Come enjoy the illumination with that special someone.

2019/11/20

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The reason I continue to photograph coalmining heritage

Encountering coalmining heritage while travelling changed my life quite drastically. I wanted to express the beauty of abandoned structures fusing with nature.

2019/11/13

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Modern Hokkaido seen in coalmining heritage

In 2019, Tan-Tetsu-Ko: Coal-Iron & Steel-Railway-Port became a Japan Heritage certified by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. At its center is the heritage of coalmining that prospered for an instant and then faded drastically.

2019/11/06

Professionals from the north

Understand the Original, and Restore It

Ishibashi Shoichi, now 91 years old, is an active watchmaker. A chat with him is a trip back to postwar Sapporo.

2019/11/06

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Passing on the baton of memory

It is essential that people be given time to learn and deepen their own recollections of the industries that have enriched and supported their communities.

2019/10/30

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Why industrial heritage now?

Industrial heritage conveys the outline of current society and offers an opportunity to think about the future. That is also the process that confirms regional identity.

2019/10/30

Professionals from the north

There are insects and some parts are withered, but that is also life

Nishiyama Yuki’s work possesses a sense of vitality and intricacy that cannot be expressed simply.

2019/08/28

Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

Mitsui Fudosan Group Autumn Festival – Akapla Autumn Sports & Food Fest

This year sees the appearance of “HADO”, as well as other fun activities such as a huge model railway display, and delicious meals.Why not come and have fun?

2019/08/28

Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

Summer events at Akapla & Akarenga Terrace 2019

An event held at Sapporo Kita 3-jo Plaza, Akarenga Terrace (hereafter referred to as Akapla). Please come and join us with your friends.

2019/07/03

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