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Archive: November 2015

Osaka – City of toy box architecture

From the view point of architecture and landscape designs, I think that Osaka is one of the most eccentric cities in the world. Since I was born and grew up there, I had felt that it was as it was and did not think that the city was beautiful. You will

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Map from 1886 Showing the Original Kyoto Station

This interesting map was published in Kyoto in 1886. I encounterd it in doing a reasearch for my seminar. It is only about 20 years after the Meiji Restration, yet to my surprise, the map carries an image of original Kyoto station. It is an one-story building at the photo’s center that almost looks like

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Bright Color and Japanese Architecture

Very intriguing contrast of colors between bright Lamborghini  and a temple in Kyoto. This looks unusual, but I was not surprised. Traditional Japanese architecture, in fact, often creates an excellent background for objects in bright color. Think about a lady in bright kimono in Kyoto! The architecture’s  colors are subdued.

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Archive: November 2015

Osaka – City of toy box architecture

From the view point of architecture and landscape designs, I think that Osaka is one of the most eccentric cities in the world. Since I was born and grew up there, I had felt that it was as it was and did not think that the city was beautiful. You will

Read More »
Map from 1886 Showing the Original Kyoto Station

This interesting map was published in Kyoto in 1886. I encounterd it in doing a reasearch for my seminar. It is only about 20 years after the Meiji Restration, yet to my surprise, the map carries an image of original Kyoto station. It is an one-story building at the photo’s center that almost looks like

Read More »
Bright Color and Japanese Architecture

Very intriguing contrast of colors between bright Lamborghini  and a temple in Kyoto. This looks unusual, but I was not surprised. Traditional Japanese architecture, in fact, often creates an excellent background for objects in bright color. Think about a lady in bright kimono in Kyoto! The architecture’s  colors are subdued.

Read More »

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