BOOK OF TEA - BOOK OF TEA ENVD 1004 April 22, 2010...

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BOOK OF TEA ENVD 1004 April 22, 2010 Influences of the Japan and Asian Architecture on European and Western The tea tradition- the architecture aesthetic that relied on the uncommon. - Type of a style that was influenced on the bare minimum. - Idea of restraint - Arch is articulated but not over the boat Alva Alto- different materials that use light to point things out Zara Hardid- Used Light and surface to model things Kakuzo Okakura- Book of Tea - Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. In China, in the eighth century, it entered the realm of poetry as one of the polite amusements. The fifteenth century saw Japan ennoble it into a religion of aestheticism--Teaism. Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence. It inculcates purity and harmony, the mystery of mutual charity, the romanticism of the social order. It is essentially a worship of the Imperfect, as it is a tender attempt to accomplish something possible in this impossible thing we know as life. -
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.

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BOOK OF TEA - BOOK OF TEA ENVD 1004 April 22, 2010...

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