Friday, December 4, 2009

Round Windows: looking out.

Circular windows are not uniquely Japanese, but they do seem a little more common here traditionally.

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Kennin-Ji, the oldest Zen Temple in Kyoto

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The former Wilds Gallery, Omori, Iwami Ginzan

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Tea room, Chofu gardens, Yamaguchi Pref.

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Manor House, Takahashi, Okayama.

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Park. Asari, near Gotsu

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  2. Do you know what the circle represents?

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  3. i've seen some of these when i was i in japan before, really nice.

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  4. sixmats.... don't know. Tea Ceremony rooms almost always have a round window :)

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  5. I really miss the Wilds' Gallery.
    Alex did such a nice job on that place.

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  6. love this series of posts... beautiful collection!

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  7. Kyoto round windows is an miracle of the modern architecture!, I wonder why our experts didn't have that idea before!

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