Posts tagged "modernism"
Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation

Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation

Interior space of the National Treasure tea room Tai-an by​​ Sen no Rikyū from “Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation” (April 25-September 17, 2018 @ Mori Art Museum) The architect and architect historian Fujimori Terunobu says the basic strength of Japanese architects in wooden construction.  Contrarily to the Western architecture which developed stone...
Wabisabi and Modernism ~Wabisabi by Leonard Koren~

Wabisabi and Modernism ~Wabisabi by Leonard Koren~

”Japan was ahead of modernism hundreds of years than the West, in the middle of the Muromachi era(1336 – 1573), it already valued ​​the beauty of simplicity ” (Jun Hara, “White” 2008) The similarity of Japan’s values ​​and modernism which both respects simplicity, is a great concern for Japan who imported modernism. Concerning the eyes...