Beauty of Not Showing All in Japanese Architecture

Beauty of Not Showing All in Japanese Architecture

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Architecture, Blog

Is this, seen on this picture of Machiya townhouse in Kyoto, an opening or a wall? Japanese architecture have neither, not in a clearly defined way in Western architecture. An element that looks like a wall is thin and can slide open. Other things that look like openings are just perforated walls. The architecture’s post-and-beam structure and Japan’s […]