Peculiar perspective of sustainabile architecture (quick read)

Cold shabu-shabu (rei-shabu) with new crop onions

Shabu shabu is a pot dish that uses thinly sliced meat, usually beef or pork. When you make it cold, it can look more like salad. It’s easy to make and good for a hot summer day! Here’s how you can make it.

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The MOMAT Exhibition- Window: A Journey of Art and Architecture through Windows (2)

The MOMAT Exhibition- Window held in Tokyo in early 2020 showcased a unique perspective in the relationship of art, architecture and Windows.

The art of “less is more” in music: Tiny Desk Concerts reveal how pure musicianship looks like

The MOMAT Exhibition- Window: A Journey of Art and Architecture through Windows

History of Japanese aesthetics 1: the Heian period and Mono no aware

Roll back the clock 1,000 years to the Heian Era to find the origin of the elusive and ambiguous Japanese aesthetics where the aristocrats explored the culture of “mono no aware.” It is amazing to find how much the aesthetic style had changed, but the fundamentals remain the same to this day.

History of Japanese aesthetics 3: Muromachi and wabi-sabi

History of Japanese asethetics (3) reviews Muromachi era (1336-1573), which coinsided with the early Renaissance in Europe. However, Zen-influenced, minimalist aesthetics were the opposite of Renaissance.