Repairs & Renovation of Kyo-Machiya Houses (Q&A)
⇒ Can be repaired legally.
* Repainting of rough walls
* Repairs to the substrate (Komai bamboo) (less than half of the wall area)
⇒ The above repairs are not subject to retroactive application of the Building Standard Law.
Before repairing the wall
During the repair of the wall
The repair (restoration) of earth plaster walls does not constitute a large-scale repair and is not subject to retroactive application of the Building Standard Law.
Note: Fire safety can be improved by making use of the design of the Kyo-Machiya to create a fire-resistant exterior wall.
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