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The Making of a Modern Japanese Architecture

1868 To the Present

by David B. Stewart

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Published by Kodansha America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Architecture - Asian,
  • 19th Century Architecture,
  • 20th Century Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Japan,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • 19th century,
  • 1868-,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333246M
    ISBN 100870118447
    ISBN 109780870118449

    Modern Japanese architecture design: Typically Traditionally Japanese Architecture has been derived by wooden structures, raised from the ground, with tiled and thatched roofs. But Since the 19th century, however, Japanese Architecture has incorporated much of Western, modern, and post-modern architecture into construction and design, and is today a leader in cutting edge. Japanese architecture (日本建築 Nihon kenchiku) has been typified by wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground, with tiled or thatched roofs. Sliding doors (fusuma) were used in place of walls, allowing the internal configuration of a space to be customized for different occasions.

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