Traditional Japanese Architecture

Traditional Japanese Architecture

An Exploration of Elements and Forms

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Studies the different elements that make up traditional Japanese architecture, covering such topics as cultural inflences, construction, variations, and history for each element.

Tuttle Pub
Thick thatched roofs and rough mud plaster walls. Intricate carved wood transoms and precisely woven tatami mats—each element of traditional Japanese architecture tells a story. In Traditional Japanese Architecture, author Mira Locher explores how each of these stories encompasses the particular development, construction, function and symbolism inherent in historic architectural elements. From roofs, walls and floors to door pulls and kettle hangers, Traditional Japanese Architecture situates these elements firmly within the natural environment and traditional culture of Japan.
"I believe that the power to rescue the spirit of the people of this earth from the confusion of today is possessed within this tradition."—Kengo Kuma, from the foreword


Simon and Schuster
Thick thatched roofs and rough mud plaster walls. Intricate carved wood transoms and precisely woven tatami mats—each element of traditional Japanese architecture tells a story. In Traditional Japanese Architecture, author Mira Locher explores how each of these stories encompasses the particular development, construction, function and symbolism inherent in historic architectural elements. From roofs, walls and floors to door pulls and kettle hangers,Traditional Japanese Architecture situates these elements firmly within the natural environment and traditional culture of Japan.

Publisher: Tokyo : Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Publishing, c2010
ISBN: 9784805309803
4805309806
Characteristics: 223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Simmons, Ben
Kuma, Kengo 1954-

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