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The Japanese House
The Japanese House
by Noboru Murata
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Traditional Japanese architecture emphasizes economy of design and an unsurpassed sensitivity to the natural environment. And a traditional Japanese home — with its freshly woven tatami mats, sliding shoji screens, and exposed wooden beams — is... (read more)

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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
by Edward S Morse
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In this book the author writes about the more than 4 years he spent visiting hundreds of Japanese homes and learning as much as possible about their construction, design, furnishings, and relative merits. It is the only authentic record of the... (read more)

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Allegorical Architecture: Living Myth and Architectonics in Southern China
Allegorical Architecture: Living Myth and Architectonics in Southern China
by Xing Ruan
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Allegorical Architecture offers the first detailed architectural analysis of built forms and building types of the minority groups in southern China and of the Dong nationality in particular.... (read more)

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Japan Modern: New Ideas for Contemporary Living
Japan Modern: New Ideas for Contemporary Living
by Michiko Rico Nose
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Admired around the world for its ingenious use of space, proportion, and material, contemporary Japanese design and architecture is a brilliant combination of the traditional and modern styles. With gorgeous four-color photos and rich, descriptive text... (read more)

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New Japan Architecture: Recent Works by the World's Leading Architects
New Japan Architecture: Recent Works by the World's Leading Architects
by Geeta Mehta
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The global changes taking place in the architectural world are crystallizing right now in Japan, with the past five years being considered one of the most innovative periods in current Japanese design history. Observed by architects and designers from... (read more)

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Impressions of Japanese Architecture
Impressions of Japanese Architecture
by Ralph Adams Cram
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Written at a time when Japanese art was only beginning to be appreciated in the West, Impressions of Japanese Architecture conveys a sense of discovery and enthusiasm that modern readers will find as interesting and infectious as the book's first readers... (read more)

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Shanghai: The Architecture of China's Great Urban Center
Shanghai: The Architecture of China's Great Urban Center
by Jay Pridmore
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Shanghai is Chinas largest city, comparable to New York or Tokyo, and in recent decades it has experienced a building boom on a scale that is simply unprecedented in world history. Shanghai now has more skyscrapers than New York City. Pridmore tells a... (read more)

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Contemplating a New Chinese Style
Contemplating a New Chinese Style
by Mohen Design International
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MoHen Design International is a network of inventive, integrated teams crafting superior architecture and design solutions for clients across Asia and around the globe. The practice has particular experience in the leisure and hospitality industry... (read more)

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Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture from China's Past
Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture from China's Past
by Ronald G. Knapp
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In Chinese Bridges, Ronald G. Knapp, one of the foremost experts on Chinese culture and historical geography, gives these under-regarded marvels of Chinese architecture their due. Guiding readers on an erudite and enlightening tour of both famous Chinese... (read more)

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Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms
Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms
by Mira Locher
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Thick thatched roofs and rough mud plaster walls. Intricate carved wood transoms and precisely woven tatami matsand#8212;each element of traditional Japanese architecture tells a story. Inandlt;iandgt; Traditional Japanese Architectureandlt;/iandgt... (read more)

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Chinese Architecture (Introductions to Chinese Culture)
Chinese Architecture (Introductions to Chinese Culture)
by Cai Yanxin
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Ancient Chinese architecture is not only a source of reference for modern Chinese design, it has also had an international influence and attracted global attention. Moreover, architectural remains in China reveal much about the history of this ancient... (read more)

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China Style: Exteriors Interiors Details (Icons)
China Style: Exteriors Interiors Details (Icons)
by Angelika Taschen
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Ein traditioneller chinesischer Tempel neben einer minimalistisch gestalteten Villa von Shigeru Ban, ein Hotel in Shanghai, das den Rekord als höchstes Hotel der Welt hält, neben einem luxuriösen Club in Peking: Dieses Buch zeigt die sch... (read more)

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Lillian Too's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Feng Shui
Lillian Too's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Feng Shui
by Lillian Too
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The foremost authority on Feng Shui in the western world details its origins and shows how to implement its practices into daily life at home, work, or play. Color illustrations.... (read more)

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New Architecture #003: Japan at the Cutting Edge
New Architecture #003: Japan at the Cutting Edge
by New Architecture
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Japan is one of the few countries today where diversity and innovation in design continue to shape the built environment. Benefiting from the legacies of both Eastern and Western traditions. the widespread application of the latest technologies and... (read more)

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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings (Tut Books. a)
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings (Tut Books. a)
by Edward Sylves Morse
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A classic text, Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings was originally published in 1886 by Edward S. Morse, a groundbreaking and imaginative inventor. Still considered an authoritative review of traditional Japanese architecture and landscape design... (read more)

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Original Copies
Original Copies
by Bianca Bosker
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"Prevalent in big cities as well as small towns, China's often heavily criticized, so-called copycat architecture is not an entirely new phenomenon. In this academic but accessible volume, Huffington Post senior tech editor Bosker provides a historical... (read more)

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Designing Your Happiness
Designing Your Happiness
by Nancilee Wydra
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This book explains how anyone can use feng shui to improve relationships, financial goals and personal health.... (read more)

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China Modern
China Modern
by Sharon Leece
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From the opulence of Imperial China and rich drama of Chinoiserie to the pared-down classicism of the Ming dynasty, China is a wellspring of style inspiring a great deal of modern architecture and design. "China Modern showcases thirty-nine innovative... (read more)

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Drawing Boundaries: Architectural Images in Qing China
Drawing Boundaries: Architectural Images in Qing China
by Anita Chung
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Qing China (1644-1912) witnessed a resurgence in architectural painting, a traditional subject category known as jiehua, or boundary painting. Drawing Boundaries concerns itself with the symbolic implications of this impressive and little studied... (read more)

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Contemporary Architecture in China: Discovering China (Discovering China)
Contemporary Architecture in China: Discovering China (Discovering China)
by Architectural Creation Magazine
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While introducing details of construction—including date, location, use and technical information—Contemporary Architecture in China also focuses on the aesthetic contribution these innovative buildings have made to China's urban... (read more)

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