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" And so it has come to be that the beauty of a Japanese room depends on a variation of shadows, heavy shadows against light shadows — it has nothing else. "
Essay on Exoticism: An Aesthetics of Diversity - Page xvii
by Victor Segalen, Stanley Fish, Harry Harootunian - 2002 - 95 pages
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Abstraction and Transcendence: Nature, Shintai, and Geometry in the ...

Pham Thanh Hien - Architecture - 1998 - 198 pages
...Japanese architecture. Tanizaki, a Japanese architect mentioned in his book "In the Praise of Shadow" that the beauty of a Japanese room depends on a variation of shadows, heavy shadows against light shadows. We can recognize this idea in Ando' s rooms, whether as a sharp shadow on the bright wall, or the beam...
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Sensory Design

Joy Monice Malnar - Architecture - 2004 - 356 pages
...rooms, presently came to discover beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows towards beauty's ends. And so it has come to be that the beauty of a Japanese...shadows against light shadows — it has nothing else. . . . This was the genius of our ancestors, that by cutting off the light from this empty space they...
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Old Kyoto: A Guide to Traditional Shops, Restaurants, and Inns

Diane Durston, Donald Richie - Travel - 2005 - 244 pages
...beauty in shadows, ultimately to guide shadows to beauty's end. And so it has come to be that the s beauty of a Japanese room depends on a variation of shadows, heavy shadows I; against light shadows ... it has nothing else. Westerners are amazed at the " simplicity of Japanese...
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