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USC Asia Architecture & Urbanism Study Abroad Program

Ryoanji // A Sensory Provocation

Poetry // Written Sensations

The perfect moment.

Inner peace, a reflection of oneself.

Willow, gravel, stone, moss,

All in harmony.

Smell of the wood, squeak of the floor

Every blink, a slightly different image.

Wind blowing, leaves shuffling amongst the trees.

Sun casting shadows on every pebble

Calm euphoria overtaking souls.

Audio // The Journey to Ryoanji

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Filed under: Japan, Journey, Psyche, Self Reflection, Sensory, Uncategorized

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AAU FALL 2013:

University of Southern California
School of Architecture
Asia Architecture and Urbanism
Study Abroad Program

Director:
Andrew Liang
Instructors:
Bu Bing
Steven Chen
Yo-Ichiro Hakomori
Andrew Liang
Yuyang Liu
Neville Mars
Academic Contributors:
Thomas Chow, SURV
Bert de Muynck, Movingcities.org
Manying Hu, SZGDADRI, ITDP, Guangzhou
Clare Jacobson, Design Writer, Editor, Curator
Laurence Liauw, SPADA, Hong Kong
Mary Ann O'Donnell, Shenzhen Noted, Fat Bird, Shenzhen
Paul Tang, Verse, Shanghai
Li Xiangning, Tongji University, Shanghai
Students:
Daniel Aguilar
Hong Au
Michael den Hartog
Caroline Duncan
Nefer Fernandez
Christian Gomez
Isabelle Hong
Jin Hong Kim
Ashley Louie
Javier Meier
Paula Narvaez
Ashlyn Okimoto
Tamar Partamian
Samuel Rampy
Luis Villanueva
Krista Won
Tiffany Wu