建築家・白井晟一の著作にみる習書の意味:伝統論との関連に着目して [in Japanese] THE MEANING OF PRACTICING CALLIGRAPHY IN THE WRITTEN WORKS OF ARCHITECT SEIITI SIRAI:Focusing on the relation to the theory of tradition [in Japanese]
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While Seiiti Sirai was an architect, he spent a lot of time practicing calligraphy in his last years. Comparing the features of this activity with his theory of tradition, it can be said that both of his intentions are similar. In addition to the commonality of attaching importance to “utility,” according to the theory of tradition, the concept of grasping the inner potential of an object without being misled by its external form and source, can be realized by the “ascetic practices,” which can make something exceed consciousness and form by practicing calligraphy.
- Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)
Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) 81(719), 179-186, 2016
Architectural Institute of Japan