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DSC_7230_DxO | 江戸東京たてもの園 川野商店(和傘問屋) 〒184-0005 東京都小金井市桜町3-7-1… | Tomohiko Yoshida | Flickr

DSC_7230_DxO | 江戸東京たてもの園 川野商店(和傘問屋) 〒184-0005 東京都小金井市桜町3-7-1… | Tomohiko Yoshida | Flickr

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Japanese Architecture, Japan Architecture

雪景色! ~東福寺 通天橋~ : THE PHOTO DIARY By CANON!

雪景色! ~東福寺 通天橋~

雪景色! ~東福寺 通天橋~ : THE PHOTO DIARY By CANON!

The sprawling 16-acre Katsura Imperial Villa was commissioned in the 17th Century by a pair of father-son princes, and attributed to a cadre of craftsmen and consultants. Though its rich architectural language—a polychrome of woods, wallpapers, decorative plasterwork, and swooping roofs—is more resplendent than restrained, its geometric sensibility and modular construction easily aligned with the ideals of 20th-century modernists.

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The sprawling Katsura Imperial Villa was commissioned in the Century by a pair of father-son princes, and attributed to a cadre of craftsmen and consultants.

both Utamaro's & Klee's work exhibit the Japanese art concept of wabi-sabi - "...the acceptance of transience and imperfection... [An] aesthetic [that] is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete"..."

Wabi-sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is "imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete"

Japanese Architecture, Japan Architecture

Japanese Playhouse in New Zealand - Matt Staiger

A materials engineer in New Zealand tries his hand at building the Japanese playhouse I designed for charity in Here are the results:

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Japanese Architecture, Columns, Japan Architecture

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