Tag Archives: Japanese architecture

Resource: Dietrich Seckel’s Photo Archive (1936-1942)

Those interested in everyday life in Japan during World War II may be interested in the University of Heidelberg’s digital archive of photographs by German art historian Dietrich Seckel. Credited as one of the leading figures in establishing art historical … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015

Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015: Developments and Dialogues Ari Seligmann Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015 uses a series of thematic lenses to explain the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary permutations of modern … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: 5 Japanese Homes Designed to Keep You in Shape

The holidays. I bet you’re thinking about social gatherings with friends and family, copious amounts of food including cakes and cookies, staying warm by the fireplace, and all the general merriment that comes this time of year. I, however, was told … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Floating Japanese tea house in DC

Oftentimes I find myself looking at the architecture of Japanese homes and other buildings enviously. The designs are slick, compact, and simple. There’s an extra something that just resonates with me. And although I’m not usually one for giant steel … Continue reading

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