2 edition of Architecture in Japan found in the catalog.
Architecture in Japan
Mary A. Vance
|Series||Architecture series--bibliography,, A 1770|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 92/00920 (Z)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||54 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||54|
|LC Control Number||88214429|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inoue, Mitsuo, Space in Japanese architecture. New York: Weatherhill, (OCoLC) Document Type.
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Contemporary architecture by country TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects?from the firmly established to the up-and-coming?with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation/5(5).
Prior to joining UH Mānoa inhe was a professor of architecture at the University of Oregon, and previously an associate professor at a national university in Japan. His other books include Naturally Animated Architecture, John Yeon and the Landscape Arts of China and Japan, Place, Time and Being in Japanese Architecture, and Frank Lloyd.
A difficult book to accurately appraise. It isn't all that good, but it is about as good as anything in English about Japanese architecture.
I was very pleased to see solid descriptions relating the periods to the buildings, and found the general flow quite nicely done, but at the same time the two Kazuo's assumed a lot about their own culture that didn't travel well around the world to the US/5(13). TASCHEN’s new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country.
Each book features 15 to 20 architects—from the firmly established to the up-and-coming—with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture. "The book gives you a comprehensive survey of the history of Japanese architecture, from the prehistoric period to the present day.
What I especially liked about it is the way it unpacks the design and construction techniques used with easy-to-follow /5(58). One of Japan's leading architects examines notions of Japan-ness as exemplified by key events in Japanese architectural history from the seventh to the twentieth century; essays on buildings and their cultural context.
Japanese architect Arata Isozaki sees buildings not as dead objects but as events that encompass the social and historical context—not to be defined forever by their.
This welcome addition to the library is a comprehensive overview of over recent projects in Japan, from large scale pieces of urban to small scale residential gems, photographed with an almost fetishistic eye for detail (such as the glossy blacks and velvety concrete of the Ware House in Hokkaido by Jun Igarashi, featured in W*).
The Sumners have made frequent trips to the country. New Architecture in Japan is an incredible showcase for architectural projects from the land of the rising sun. Both beautifully illustrated and extremely informative, this volume features building large and small, in a diverse array of styles and uses, and in a wide range of budgets.
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Japanese architecture, the built structures of Japan and their context. A pervasive characteristic of Japanese architecture is an understanding of the natural world as a source of spiritual insight and an instructive mirror of human emotion.
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As it is said in the end of the book this collections of essays together form a view of the complexity of the architecture. Is a great book to understand what it is happening inside that tiny little confuse and fascinating country!/5.
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Japanese architecture - Japanese architecture - The Tokugawa, or Edo, period: At the death of the Momoyama leader Toyotomi Hideyoshi inhis five-year-old son, Hideyori, inherited nominal rule, but true power was held by Hideyoshi’s counselors, among whom Tokugawa Ieyasu (–) was the most prominent.
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Many diagrams of structures. Not lots of photos - but the illustrations of construction techniques, plans, sections and elevations give a different perspective than the plentiful picture books of Japanese architecture/5. Japanese Buddhist architecture is the architecture of Buddhist temples in Japan, consisting of locally developed variants of architectural styles born in China.
After Buddhism arrived the continent via Three Kingdoms of Korea in the 6th century, an effort was initially made to reproduce original buildings as faithfully as possible, but gradually local versions of continental styles were. The architect Robin Boyd readily interchanges the word Metabolism with Archigram in his book New Directions in Japanese Architecture.
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Japanese architecture's commanding presence on the world state can be traced to the struggles of earlier generations of Japan's modernist architects. This first book-length study of Maekawa Kunio () focuses on one of the most distinctive leaders in Japan's modernist architectural community.
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