What Is Japanese Architecture?: A Survey Of Traditional Japanese Architecture With A List Of Sites And A Map

by H. Mack Horton

What Is Japanese Architecture?: A Survey Of Traditional Japanese Architecture With A List Of Sites And A Map

  • ISBN-13: 9784770019929
  • Author(s): H. Mack Horton
  • Introduction by: H. Mack Horton
  • Illustrated by: Kazuo Hozumi
  • Subject: Architecture
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Kodansha USA
  • Publication Date: 31-12-1995
  • Format: p/b

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This overview of the construction, design, carpentry and background of Japanese architecture presents information on building methods, urban planning, use of gardens and the relation between social change and architectural styles. Traditional Japanese architecture-whether Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines, residences, castles, or teahouses-has become increasingly familiar around the world. Through the media of motion pictures, art books, T.V. documentaries and dramas such as Shogun, as well as through personal experience, more and more people have gained an acquaintance
About the book

This overview of the construction, design, carpentry and background of Japanese architecture presents information on building methods, urban planning, use of gardens and the relation between social change and architectural styles. Traditional Japanese architecture-whether Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines, residences, castles, or teahouses-has become increasingly familiar around the world. Through the media of motion pictures, art books, T.V. documentaries and dramas such as Shogun, as well as through personal experience, more and more people have gained an acquaintance