My house 12 :”借景 shakkei”. borrowing a scenery

There is a Japanese word “借景 shakkei.”( borrowing a scenery)This word means the utilization of the views of surrounding mountains and woods.You can see these scenes in the traditional gardens, temples and old residences. Although I didn’t think about “shakkei” when I thought through the plan for my house, I could see the neighbor’s plum tree from inside my house.
In particular during this season, I am able to see the beautiful flowers and relax fortunately.
If the window sash didn’t exist, we would be able to see them better.

If I lived near enough to the station to go to work easily, I wouldn’t be able to see the changes in nature.

Your attitude about where you live all depends on how you look at it.

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I live in Kawagoe-city Saitama-prefecture Japan. There are many traditional warehouses in Kawagoe. So many Japanese and the people from overseas come to sightseeing.

17 thoughts on “My house 12 :”借景 shakkei”. borrowing a scenery”

  1. 初めまして。

  2. わざわざありがとうございます。縁(絆、bonding)ですね。あると思います。
    語学や建築とLondon Callerさんは、多才ですね。

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