This series of booklets contains abridged version of a selection of the “Windowology” research that Window Research Institute has developed together with researches and laboratories.
Vol.1 The History of Windows
Vol.2 Linguistics of the Window
Vol.3 Transition of Kikugetsutei; Equipment In Between
Vol.4 Window Behaviorology
Vol.5 Window Dialectology
Vol.6 Window Ethnology
Windowology was launched in 2007 as a unique research project unlike any other in
the world. In the course of its development, it has ranged far into various domains, including design, language, environment, health, ethnology, history, stories, manga, and film.
Its breadth speaks to the fact that windows, in addition to being key elements in a buildingʼs design, are closely tied to human behaviors and also reflect our social, cultural, and technological circumstances.
This brochure features a selection of the fruits of our collaborations with many researchers and university laboratories.
We will be pleased if it successfully conveys the joy of observing the world through the window.
General Supervisor of Windowology
Windowology: Selected Research
First published in Japan in 2019 by Window Research Institute
Editing: Tatsuo Iso and Yurie Abe (Flick Studio Co., Ltd. )
Design : Hirofumi Abe (Print Gallery Tokyo）, Kei Moriya
Language: English, Japanese
Translation: Gen Machida, Haruki Makio (Fraze Craze Inc.), Mattew Fargo
Print: Kenkyusha Printing Co., Ltd.
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