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    Yamamura House - Frank Lloyd Wright

    Built in 1924, one year after the completion of his famous Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. The Yamamura house was a collaboration between Wright and two Japanese disciples, Arata Endo and Makoto Minami. The house is very clearly a collaboration, with the Western rooms remiscent of the Robie House or some of his later California work and the tatami rooms upstairs a curious mix of eastern minimalism and Wrightian decoration.

    Good link here:
    http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/yamamura/index.htm

    (Ashiya, Hyogo Prefecture)

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The Takenaka Internship is granted yearly to one student each from the architecture schools of Yale, M.I.T. and the University of Pennsylvania. The Takenaka Corporation traces its history back more than four hundred years and this internship provides American students of architecture with a summer of valuable training at Japan's oldest architecture, engineering and construction firm. Based out of the Osaka design office, interns participate in various aspects of design and also accompany archite

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