Archivo para el mes March, 2012

House With a Slide

Por kirai el 28 de March de 2012 en Architecture

I wish I could live in this house designed by Level Architects which is located in Yokohama. The house has a slide within that you can use as an alternative to the stairs. Awesome! It should be fun to clean the slide

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Kanazawa Castle

Por kirai el 16 de March de 2012 en JapanGuide

Kanazawa castle is located right next to Kenrokuen Garden in the center of the city of Kanazawa. It was built by the Maeda clan at the end of the “sengoku” era (around 1580) and is one of the largest castles in Japan by useful surface. To see it covered in heavy snow, with barely nobody [...]

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“Film Nostalgia” by Nobuyoshi Araki

Por kirai el 14 de March de 2012 en Photography

Last year in May some friends and I had the chance to see the latest photos by Nobuyoshi Araki, which he had taken shortly after recovering from cancer, it seemed like he was healthy again and taking more photos than ever. The exhibition, named “Film Nostalgia”, was exposed in Takaishii gallery. In the same building [...]

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The Zen of Steve Jobs, Kobun Chino Otogawa and Japan

Por kirai el 12 de March de 2012 en Various

Long ago I read iWoz, about the life of Steve Wozniak, but I had never had the chance to read any book about Steve Jobs. Last December I bought the official biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson and I loved how it is written, it is addictive! I was especially interested in what happened [...]

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15 Days Using Instagram

Por kirai el 08 de March de 2012 en Photography

15 days ago I finally started using Instagram, my username is @kirainet. If you are using Instagram feel free to share your username in the comments. I had never used it until now because I didn’t want to get hooked. However I am afraid I have to say that I am already hooked to Instagram! [...]

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Japan Earthquakes in 2011

Por kirai el 02 de March de 2012 en Videos

This video is really impressive. It is a representation of all the earthquakes that shaked Japan during 2011. At 1:45 the really big shake starts, first with a M7.3 earthquake on March 9th (it was some kind of warning about what was coming next) and then a M9.0 two days later, which unleashed hundreds of [...]

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