The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House

The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House

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Baker & Taylor
Shows and describes pillars, roofs, walls, doors, windows, shoji, floors, tatami mats, alcoves, ceilings, stairways, storage areas, eaves, verandas, gardens, gazebos, fences, gates, and locks

Book News
"The history of Japanese architecture is the history of the struggle with the pillar," writes architect and urban planner Ueda in this volume, which has sold some 300,000 copies in Japan. Breaking the Japanese living space down into its primary elements shoji , partitions, miniature gardens, etc. Ueda reveals the embodied patterns and sense of harmony. With 100 b&w photographs. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York ; Tokyo : Kodansha International LTD, 1990
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780870119347
Branch Call Number: 728.0952 UEDA
Additional Contributors: Nitschke, Gunter 1934-
Notes: Translation of: Nihonjin to sumai / Ueda Atsushi


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