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Introduction to Japanese Architecture
Title: Introduction to Japanese Architecture

ISBN: 0794601006

From the Publishers: Introduction toJapanese Architecture provides an overview of Japanese architecture in itshistorical and cultural context. It begins with a discussion of prehistoricdwellings and concludes with a description of contemporary trends in areas asdiverse as country inns, underground malls, and love hotels. The intervening12,000 years are analyzed in reference to major changes in architecture causedby Buddhist and indigenous influences, feudalism, and finally the influence ofWestern culture in the 19th century.
270 watercolors & color photographs
128 pages
Dimensions: 9 x 9 1/2
Published: December 15, 2003

Author: Michiko Kimura Young, David Young
Publisher: Periplus Editions
Categories: Architecture, Regional, History General & Modern,

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