Classic work on every aspect of the traditional Japanese home: general plan, major structural features, furnishings, ceremonial aspects, ornamentation - showing the blend of art and nature, decoration and simplicity, positive utilization of irregularities, characteristic of the Japanese house. Over 300 drawings illustrate the text. A valuable architectural reference for the professional and general reader.
Filled with images showing construction carpentry and tools, house styles, crests and ridges of roof lines, thatches, decorations, tea-rooms, ceilings, gardens, and hundreds more aspects and variations of style and build. Illustrations:
307 black and white illustrations. Size:
143 x 210Copyright: