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    Post by noboru Fri Sep 19, 2014 6:25 pm

    On the website http://www.dillonlin.net are articles about japanese dōjō architecture and two are from Taiwan (  dillonlin.net - notes on architecture, urbanism and dōjō architecture ).

    I found only one for judō ( Shichitokudō 七徳堂 ) - more for kendō and other budō/bujutsu, but the architecture of these buildings is very interesting, they are very nice places.

    Some from described places:

    Kendo-Kyoju Yushinkan 剣道教授 宥辰館
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=140
    floor:
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?attachment_id=462
    ground plan of dōjō
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?attachment_id=461

    Mito Tōbukan 水戸東武館
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=3275

    Shichitokudō 七徳堂
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=3488

    Ikutokudō 育徳堂
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=3625

    (new) Noma Dōjō (新) 野間道場
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=2750

    (original) Noma Dōjō Part 1 (旧) 野間道場 パート1
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=3904

    (original) Noma Dōjō Part 2 (旧) 野間道場 パート2
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=4106

    (original) Noma Dōjō Part 3 (旧) 野間道場 パート3
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=4223

    Shinjuku Cosmic Center 新宿コズミックセンター
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=2413

    Tokyo Geidai Kendo 東京芸大剣道
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=1538

    Kōdōkan Taishijō 弘道館対試場
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=4737


    Kaohsiung Butokuden 高雄武徳殿 - Taiwan
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=1925

    Chiayi Ming-Hsiung High School Kendo 嘉義民雄國中劍道 - Taiwan
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=1811
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    dōjō floor:
    Muku Flooring 無垢フローリング
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?attachment_id=462
    ———————–
    Kamidana:
    Budōjō Kamidana 武道場の神棚
    http://www.dillonlin.net/?p=3827
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    Post by NBK Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:23 pm

    Excellent website, thank you. I've seen many of the individual dojo but it was great to see the nice pics and the commentary.
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    Post by Cichorei Kano Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:45 am

    I am missing the basketball rings, the blue gi, the shouting children, balls, shoulder stripes, etc.

    Can you imagine doing kata in one of these dôjô ? The riai might actually come across as kata. These dôjô clearly need to be revised by the IJF !!


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    Post by JudoSensei Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:47 am

    I enjoyed seeing the dojo and I learned quite a bit from the detailed explanation of each location and its history.

    I just heard CK is planning a tour of the US, Germany, Russia, and other countries to study and collect photographic images of non-Japanese dojo. These will likely be part of a new chapter called Modern Developments in Judō in his upcoming book. It will feature not only the multifunctional architecture so common in public facilities, but the dress of the judoka which may unveil details about their local culture by careful observation of how they wear their hats, or the print on the hoodie worn under the judogi, or the style of watch worn while teaching. Plenty of attention will also be paid to mats and other fitness and athletic equipment seen in the modern dojo. Additional scrutiny will be focused on the patches, badges and logos seen in each dojo with complete analysis of the misused kanji and false symbolism so widespread in the west.

    It might take a long time to complete the project so I am hoping the photos are shared here first. When is that book coming out anyways?
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    Post by Cichorei Kano Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:05 am

    JudoSensei wrote:I enjoyed seeing the dojo and I learned quite a bit from the detailed explanation of each location and its history.

    I just heard CK is planning a tour of the US, Germany, Russia, and other countries to study and collect photographic images of non-Japanese dojo. These will likely be part of a new chapter called Modern Developments in Judō in his upcoming book. It will feature not only the multifunctional architecture so common in public facilities, but the dress of the judoka which may unveil details about their local culture by careful observation of how they wear their hats, or the print on the hoodie worn under the judogi, or the style of watch worn while teaching. Plenty of attention will also be paid to mats and other fitness and athletic equipment seen in the modern dojo. Additional scrutiny will be focused on the patches, badges and logos seen in each dojo with complete analysis of the misused kanji and false symbolism so widespread in the west.

    It might take a long time to complete the project so I am hoping the photos are shared here first. When is that book coming out anyways?


    Yup, sounds about right:

    japanese dōjō architecture Mcdojo


    Just got an E-mail with an update from the paper manufacturer that they are well on their way engineering a kind of paper that might be strong enough to carry all the text ...

    Here's a preview:

    japanese dōjō architecture Huge-book


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    Post by finarashi Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:32 am

    Cichorei Kano wrote:

    Just got an E-mail with an update from the paper manufacturer that they are well on their way engineering a kind of paper that might be strong enough to carry all the text ...

    Here's a preview:

    japanese dōjō architecture Huge-book
    And that is only "the short introduction to the basics of Kodokan Judo" to be followed By 23 more voluminous volumes.


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    Post by Ben Reinhardt Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:42 am

    JudoSensei wrote:I enjoyed seeing the dojo and I learned quite a bit from the detailed explanation of each location and its history.

    I just heard CK is planning a tour of the US, Germany, Russia, and other countries to study and collect photographic images of non-Japanese dojo. These will likely be part of a new chapter called Modern Developments in Judō in his upcoming book. It will feature not only the multifunctional architecture so common in public facilities, but the dress of the judoka which may unveil details about their local culture by careful observation of how they wear their hats, or the print on the hoodie worn under the judogi, or the style of watch worn while teaching. Plenty of attention will also be paid to mats and other fitness and athletic equipment seen in the modern dojo. Additional scrutiny will be focused on the patches, badges and logos seen in each dojo with complete analysis of the misused kanji and false symbolism so widespread in the west.

    It might take a long time to complete the project so I am hoping the photos are shared here first. When is that book coming out anyways?

    Book will come out when the snow falls from the willow in hell...


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    Post by Cichorei Kano Sat Sep 20, 2014 7:13 am

    Ben Reinhardt wrote:
    Book will come out when the snow falls from the willow in hell...


    Hey, hey, just finished a chapter about one kata, with two other kata chapters anticipated to be finished over the next 2 weeks. That makes 8 of the most difficult kata chapters finished, which is almost half way as far as the kata is concerned, but much of the other kata are far easier requiring much less dificult research.

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