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What Is Japanese Architecture?: A Survey of Traditional Japanese Architecture

Nishi, Kazuo;Hozumi, Kazuo

ISBN 10: 0870117114 / ISBN 13: 9780870117114
Published by Kodansha, 1985
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NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // NEW BOOK and DJ, both in GIFT-quality MINT condition, and with new Mylar protection. // Clothbound hardcover, 144 pages, illustrated with many drawings and diagrams. // A classic, without which, you should no longer endure. Bookseller Inventory # 104951

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Title: What Is Japanese Architecture?: A Survey of ...

Publisher: Kodansha

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: First Printing

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Traces the development of the traditional styles of the architecture of Japanese houses, theaters, teahouses, castles, Buddhist temples, and Shinto shrines

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KAZUO NISHI (b. 1938) graduated from Waseda University in 1962 and received his doctorate from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1967. He is currently professor of engineering at Kanagawa University. Among his publications in Japanese are A Study of Methods of Architectural Estimation in Early Modirn Japan, Carpenters in the Edo Period, and Himeji and Edo Castles.

KAZUO HOZUMI (b. 1930) graduated in architecture from Tohoku University. A freelance illustrator, he has published numerous books in Japanese, including Illustrations of Cars, Horyuji Temple, The Great Buddha of Nara, and The Town of Edo.

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