Yugen and the Art of Mysteriousness in Japanese Architecture

Yugen and the Art of Mysteriousness in Japanese Architecture

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Blog

Yugen: appreciating the unknown Japan is a country made up of islands. Surrounded by the ocean, its climate is humid and constantly changing. Along the coast, high mountains are often covered in mist and fog. In part, familiarity with these transforming, obscured landscapes–as seen in this scroll from the Edo period–is what creates the Japanese […]