Pattern in Architecture

The Japanese, in my opinion, are masters at the art of subtle patterns in their architecture. Take the Miho Museum, located in Shinga Prefecture, near the town of Shingaraki, southeast of Kyoto. Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei designed this spectacular museum to house the multi-cultural art collection of Mihoko Koyama, a wealthy Japanese textile heiress. Lines and triangles criss-cross the building, nestled securely in a green, lush valley. For me, these patterns are soothing, monumental and inspiring.

Copyright, SCH, 2016, Miho Museum, Shinga Prefecture, Japan

Daily Prompt: Pattern