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Film: "Kochuu: Japanese Architecture, Influence and Origin" by Jesper Wachtmeister

A beautifully shot documentary that unfolds with Zen-like calm, offering a sublime and informative study of modern Japanese architecture, its roots in Japanese tradition and its impact on European architecture, particularly in the Nordic nations. Accompanied by rich visuals and an intriguing, minimalist electronica soundtrack by Benny Nilsen/Förlag, Touch recording artist, the film explains how contemporary Japanese architects strive to unite the culture and aesthetics of today with visions of the future along with ancient philosophies of construction that integrate nature and landscape.

Runtime: 52 min. 

Thanks to our sponsors: Portland Japanese Garden

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