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April 20, 2011
Medan's Architectural Allure
Though not one of Indonesia’s top travel destinations, a unique urban landscape makes Medan worth visiting.
Medan's Architectural Allure
January 11, 2011
Architecture for Autism?
A Tokyo-based architect’s unique initiative for children might provide hope through a ‘primitive future’ style.
Architecture for Autism?
December 27, 2010
Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit
This often forgotten Japanese city to the north is surprisingly modern, friendly and design-savvy — and well worth a visit.
Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit
November 15, 2010
Japan’s Future Look
With new challenges ahead, will the country’s landscape be able to hold onto its distinctively ‘Japanese’ look?
Japan’s Future Look
November 12, 2010
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
What does it mean to say that a building or a piece of culture is Japanese? Defining ‘Japaneseness’ is no easy feat.
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
November 09, 2010
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
Japan’s landscape is often seen as one made up of numerous conflicting elements. Is this really the case?
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
November 08, 2010
One-of-a-Kind Japan
What makes Japan’s landscape unique? The answer may lie in its centuries-old traditions and eccentric cities.
One-of-a-Kind Japan
November 05, 2010
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart? A closer look at its streets and gardens reveals some clues.
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
November 01, 2010
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart—and helps make it a popular destination for visitors?
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
November 26, 2009
Where the Heart Is -- This Sri Lankan architect knows
This week, I’ve been lucky enough to come across some inspiring bits of info from the Asia-Pacific cultural arena. One was on Sri Lankan architect Chevadurai Anjalendran, whose work is the subject of the newly-released book Anjalendran: Architect of
Where the Heart Is -- This Sri Lankan architect knows
November 24, 2009
Giant Mumbai Egg : It's Cybertecture
India doesn’t have an Easter bunny or a chicken god–so who left a giant egg in the center of Mumbai? The answer is Chinese architect James Law, self-proclaimed ‘Chief Cybertect,’ (or Chairman) of James Law Cybertecture, based in Hong Kong. He’s
Giant Mumbai Egg : It's Cybertecture
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