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Japan-ness In Architecture

Japan-ness In Architecture


 One of Japan's leading architects examines notions of Japan-ness as exemplified by key events in Japanese architectural history from the seventh to the twentieth century; essays on buildings and their cultural context.

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki sees buildings not as dead objects but as events that encompass the social and historical context--not to be defined forever by their everlasting materiality but as texts to be interpreted and reread continually. In Japan-ness in Architecture, he identifies what is essentially Japanese in architecture from the seventh to the twentieth century.

  •  Paperback | 376 pages
  •  152 x 229 x 17mm | 635g
  •  MIT Press
  •  Cambridge, United States
  •  English
  •  54 illus.; 54 Illustrations, unspecified
  •  0262516055
  •  9780262516051

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