Windows of the Hakka walled villages, a traditional Chinese circular residential form. The entrance is fitted with a waist-high door, above which is a ceramic screen. Next to it is a window with a vertical screen under which is another deeper screen that doubles as a shelf. None of the windows have glass in them. Outside, a table is set so people can sit and drink tea in front of the entrance.
House / Yong Ding, China / Cfa
This article is an excerpt from “Window Behaviorology,” a joint research project concerning windows and the behaviors around them done in collaboration with Tokyo Institute of Technologyʼs Yoshiharu Tsukamoto Laboratory.