The Architecture of the Japanese Engawa or Porch - YouTube: The engawa is a uniquely Japanese space, neither completely enclosed or completely open. It's a generous hallway, a roofed transition zone, located between the interior rooms in a Japanese home and the garden, created by extending the interior floor outward. In Japanese culture it has a social importance... #Architecture #Japan #Engawa
The Epsilon is a Japanese solid-fuel rocket designed to launch scientific satellites. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) began developing the Epsilon in 2007. It will be capable of launching a satellite with a mass of 1.2 tonnes into low earth orbit.