"Summer and Architecture" Exhibition

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

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One typical characteristic of Japanese architecture is the attention and effort devoted to making buildings tolerably cool enough to live in during the hot summers. With open-plan shoji doors, fusuma sliding screens, breezy spots shaded by greenery and verandahs, eaves and blinds, as well as cool interiors, Japanese architecture is well adapted to its summer environmental conditions. This exhibition introduces some of these features that have become such an indispensable addition to Japanese homes during the summer.

Museum talk
Each of the following days at 14:30-
July 12th (Sat) Noriyuki Asakawa, curator, Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
July 26th (Sat) Isamu Yoneyama, assistant professor, Edo Tokyo Museum
August 9th (Sat) Noriyuki Asakawa, curator, Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum
August 23rd (Sat) Isamu Yoneyama, assistant professor, Edo Tokyo Museum

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From 2008-07-01 To 2008-08-31

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