The art of Japanese architecture : history, culture, design

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Young, Michiko, author.
Tan, Yew Hong, illustrator.
Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2019].
Central - Adult Nonfiction
720.952 YOUNG


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Revised and expanded edition.
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175 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
9784805315040, 4805315040


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Revised and expanded edition of "Introduction to Japanese architecture".
Includes bibliographical references (page 175)
Husband-and-wife collaborators David Young (anthropology, Univ. of Alberta) and Michiko Young have been studying Japanese aesthetics for years. Previously, they wrote The Art of the Japanese Garden, and now they tackle Japanese architecture, perfectly melding East and West to give us a deeply historical and cultural appreciation for the design and construction of Japanese shelter over an astonishing 12,000 years. They explain the elements of structure and the spare glory of the essentials as well as provide many examples that pay tribute to function. The buildings they examine embrace strong societal traditions, a tendency that makes Japanese architecture timeless and always "modern." Nearly 400 illustrations, photographs, and woodcuts reinforce and enhance the outstanding text.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Young, D. E., Young, M., & Tan, Y. H. (2019). The art of Japanese architecture: history, culture, design (Revised and expanded edition.). Tuttle Publishing.

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Young, David E, Michiko, Young and Yew Hong, Tan. 2019. The Art of Japanese Architecture: History, Culture, Design. Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing.

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Young, David E, Michiko, Young and Yew Hong, Tan. The Art of Japanese Architecture: History, Culture, Design Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 2019.

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Young, David E., Michiko Young, and Yew Hong Tan. The Art of Japanese Architecture: History, Culture, Design Revised and expanded edition., Tuttle Publishing, 2019.

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