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c. 8th century BC – 21st century
Where: Chinese, Japanese, Hindu and Buddhist Temples — Influences: indigenous traditions and spiritual philosophies
Asian Architecture + Design
This vast array of Asia architecture here focuses on the China, Japan, the Southeast, and the area in and around India. At once ancient and modern, Asia continues to influence the world.
Asian America, United States
Structures become a component of Chinese and Japanese gardens—sources of inspiration to the West. Feelings of quiet contemplation are created where the natural, exterior world blends seamlessly with the interior spaces.
An exquisite cultural experience is found at the Lan Su Chinese Garden in downtown Portland, Oregon. This classical Suzhou-style walled garden has a series of events and activities happening daily. Visitors can…