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Shoji

A very lightweight sliding partition used in Japanese architecture, consisting of a wooden lattice covered on one side with translucent white rice paper. The lattice is most often composed of small horizontal rectangles.

shōji

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A very lightweight sliding partition used in Japanese architecture; consists of a wooden lattice covered on one side with translucent white rice paper. The lattice is most often composed of small rectangles; the lower section is occasionally filled by a thin wooden panel.
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A subcontractor removed the shoji screens from windows not fronting public areas; they painted the remaining screens and attached fresh rice paper.
Peering through a perforated metal gate along the pavement, you see only a small forecourt of white stones, a wooden deck and aerofoil louvres shading a wall, as delicate as a Shoji screen, of white plaster and opaque glass.
Minana recalls a compact space where the windows were covered with shoji screens and brought attention to an alcove and a scroll which depicted the autumn landscape.
Taking inspiration from Japanese interiors, the Craft 2.0 collection is based on the streamlined aesthetic of traditional shoji screens. As a result, the overall design is a beautiful composition of right angles, rendered in natural stone to look hand-made.
"The Kaishi chair is inspired by Japanese shoji screens," says Dash.
21, includes photography, photo-collage and construction art by the Bandon artist, as well as handmade books, paper puppets, shoji screens and flags.
and 5 a.m., APL.) A Japanese teahouse is built for a family in Seattle that features shoji screens, tatami mats and a low table with a sunken floor, and a deck that overlooks the client's gardens and koi ponds.
Washer/dryer, two renovated baths, custom-outfitted walk-in in the master bedroom, and a Shoji screened sliding door revealing wall of closets in the dining section.
They can enclose their area with sliding translucent resin shoji screens, or open them to enjoy the company of their neighbors if they desire.
Alan Rusnak for New Orleans Opera included shoji screens that effectively silhouetted Butterfly and Pinkerton as they retreated to their chambers, adding an intriguing layer to the visually rich production.
The Japanese also use it in shoji screens and as structural lumber and groundsill.