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Archive: December 2015

Japanese Architecture in Winter

Accoording to Yoshida Kenko’s famous Essays in Idleness (: Tsurezuregusa), “On buidling a house, it should be designed to suit the summer. In winter, one can live anywhere.” Really? Now I live in Connecticut, I am a little hesitant to agree with him, especially “living anywhere in winter” part. We had some snow

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Cat’s Eye View of Japanese Architecture vol.1

Architects often visualize objects through a “bird’s eye view”. But at PED, we try to use a “cat’s eye view”, instead. Why? A view through “bird’s eye” is an image of space that you would never actually see as a human being. It would make you understand the total form of architecture, but if you never

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Essences of Japanese Architecture in Connecticut?

In visiting the Grace Farms in New Canaan,Connecticut, if you are expecting a typical American farm, such as the ones you see in the “Little House on the Prairie” (; I love that old TV series), then you might be dissapointed. But if you admire a life in the nature, like the

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Archive: December 2015

Japanese Architecture in Winter

Accoording to Yoshida Kenko’s famous Essays in Idleness (: Tsurezuregusa), “On buidling a house, it should be designed to suit the summer. In winter, one can live anywhere.” Really? Now I live in Connecticut, I am a little hesitant to agree with him, especially “living anywhere in winter” part. We had some snow

Read More »
Cat’s Eye View of Japanese Architecture vol.1

Architects often visualize objects through a “bird’s eye view”. But at PED, we try to use a “cat’s eye view”, instead. Why? A view through “bird’s eye” is an image of space that you would never actually see as a human being. It would make you understand the total form of architecture, but if you never

Read More »
Essences of Japanese Architecture in Connecticut?

In visiting the Grace Farms in New Canaan,Connecticut, if you are expecting a typical American farm, such as the ones you see in the “Little House on the Prairie” (; I love that old TV series), then you might be dissapointed. But if you admire a life in the nature, like the

Read More »

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Penguin Environmental Design
56 Lynmoor Place, Hamden, CT 06517
info@penguin.one-globe.com