The art of Japanese Architecture download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michiko Kimura Young

The art of Japanese Architecture download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michiko Kimura Young year 2014
  • Book name: The art of Japanese Architecture
  • Author: Michiko Kimura Young
  • Release date: 2014/11/30
  • Publisher: TUTTLE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9784805313022
  • Rating: 9.41 of 10
  • Votes: 76
  • Review by: Channing Irwin
  • Review rating: 8.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/27
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: By examining the Japanese history of buildings and building designs from prehistory to modern day, lovers of Japan will develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of this island country.Simplicity, sensitivity to the natural environment, and the use of natural materials are the hallmarks of Japanese architecture. The Art of Japanese Architecture provides a broad overview of traditional Japanese design in its historical and cultural context. It begins with a discussion of prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of modern Japanese buildings. Critical historical influences and trends-notably the introduction of Buddhist culture from Korea and China, the development of feudalism, and the impact of modern Western styles of building-are all discussed in detail as facets of Japanese design. Through all of these changes, a restrained architectural tradition developed in marked contrast to an exuberant tradition characterized by monumentality and the use of bold colors. The book provides tremendous insights into the dynamic nature of Japanese architecture and how it reflects an underlying diversity within Japanese culture. The book is profusely illustrated with over 370 color photographs, woodblock prints, maps, diagrams, and specially commissioned watercolors. A classic in the making, The Art of Japanese Architecture will be sure to enlighten and delight readers.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H27M43S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Photographs: Collections, Architectural Structure & Design, Professional Interior Design, History Of Architecture, Architecture
  • Available formats: EPUB, AZW3, PPT, WORD, SNB, TXT, PDF, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, DMG, RAR, AZW4, TAR.BZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x279x15.24mm
  • Weight: 794g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Boston, United States
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