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The Art of Japanese Architecture.

Author: David Young; Michiko Young; Tan Hong Yew
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 2012.
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The Art of Japanese Architecture explores the simplicity, asymmetry, sensitivity to the natural environment, and use of natural materials that are the hallmarks of Japanese architecture. These elements are explored and clarified in this cultural and historical overview of the rapidly changing world of Japanese architecture. Beginning with a discussion of prehistoric pit dwellings and concluding with a description of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, David.
Art of Japanese Architecture.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Young; Michiko Young; Tan Hong Yew
ISBN: 9781462906574 1462906575
OCLC Number: 794664020
Description: 1 online resource (179 pages)
Contents: Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Overview; Basic Principles; Pre-Buddhist Cultures; Reconstructed Jom̄on and Yayoi Settlements; The Grand Shrines at Ise; Ainu Buildings; Influences from Korea and China; Heijokyo: An Early Capital; Horyuji: The Oldest Extant Temple; Nara Period Temples; Post-Buddhist Shinto Shrines; Developing a Cultural Identity; Palaces and Mansions; Mountain Temples; Paradise Halls; Merging of Shinto and Buddhist Architecture; The Way of the Warrior; New Principles in Residential Architecture; Kinkakuji and Ginkakuji Temples; The Way of Tea. Feudal Period TemplesThe Ichijodani Historical Site; Castles and Castle Culture; Centralized Feudalism; Edo: The Feudal Capital; Takayama: An Administrative Town; Kanazawa: A Castle Town; Ogimachi: A Farm Village; Minka: Rural Houses; Kurashiki: A Rice Merchant Town; The Important Role of Storehouses; The Mausoleums at Nikko; Sukiya Style Villas and Palaces; Theaters and Sumo Rings; Japanese Architecture in Transition; Pseudo-Western and Blended Styles; Residential Architecture in the Traditional Style; Inns in the Traditional Style; Temples and Shrines in the Traditional Style. Modern ArchitectureGlossary; Bibliography; Photo Credits; Acknowledgments.

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The Art of Japanese Architecture explores the simplicity, asymmetry, sensitivity to the natural environment, and use of natural materials that are the hallmarks of Japanese architecture. These elements are explored and clarified in this cultural and historical overview of the rapidly changing world of Japanese architecture. Beginning with a discussion of prehistoric pit dwellings and concluding with a description of significant modern buildings, David and Michiko Young, authors of the 2006 American Horticultural Award-winning book, The Art of the Japanese Garden, analyze the major changes in ar.

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