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Art of Japanese Architecture

by David Young

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Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan,
  • General,
  • Architectural Design,
  • Architecture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTan Hong Yew (Illustrator), Ben Simmons (Photographer), Keyphotos (Photographer), Murata Noboru (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7931221M
    ISBN 100804838380
    ISBN 109780804838382
    OCLC/WorldCa141250195

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      The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese .   The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese architects. Along the way it discusses the iconic buildings and architectural.

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