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Pao-Yuan Tso Sec: 104 (Kristopher) Okakura Kakuzō, The Book of Tea (Rutland, VT, Tokyo: Tuttle, 1988), 53-73. (Notes) - Japanese tea room is completely different from constructions of the West. Its extreme simplicity is often misinterpreted by foreigners as being barren. However, its simplicity and purism is actually an emulation of the Zen monastery. - Tea room’s construction is actually the result of profound artistic forethought. In fact, some good tea rooms are more expensive than mansions, depending on the selection of material, precision, care, and craftsmanship. - The tea room also contrasts with classical Japanese architecture. For example, the
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