Traditional japanese house
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Example of a larger traditional home. Note the segregation of sleeping/living spaces, tatami sleeping rooms with screens, and closets EVERYWHERE. The upstairs studio is also kind of cool; that person (could be a renter) gets their own tiny living room. I feel like I've seen houses like this in movies before.
Speaking to Architecture: Shintoism: The following is a diagram illustrating the most important elements of a Shinto shrine. Torii - Shinto gate Stone stairs Sando - the approach to the shrine Chozuya or Temizuya - fountain to cleanse one's hands and face Toro - decorative stone lanterns Kagura-den - building dedicated to Noh or the sacred Kagura dance Shamusho - the shrine's administrative office Ema - wooden plaques bearing prayers or wishes Sessha/Massha - small auxiliary shrines Komainu - th