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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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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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Chinese Architecture
Chinese Architecture
by Qijun Wang
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The architecture of ancient China embodies the country's expansive cultural heritage, and represents one of the world's great architectural traditions. It also reflects the different topographies and peoples spread across the country's vast territory... (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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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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The Tao of Architecture
The Tao of Architecture
by Amos Ih Tiao Chang
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In a contemplative essay that develops a parallel between void, space, time, and the science of vision in Laotzu's philosophy and in modern architecture, Amos Ih Tiao Chang reveals the vitality of intangible, or negative, elements. He writes that these... (read more)

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Buddhist Buildings: The Architecture of Monasteries, Pagodas, and Stone Caves (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)
Buddhist Buildings: The Architecture of Monasteries, Pagodas, and Stone Caves (Library of Ancient Chinese Architecture)
by Wei Ran
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Tracing the development and formation of Chinese Buddhism, Wei Ran details the founding of Buddhism, its spread from India to other countries in Asia, and the origin of the monastery. Using this history as a foundation, Buddhist Buildings explores the... (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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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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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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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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Measure and Construction of the Japanese House
Measure and Construction of the Japanese House
by Heino Engel
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A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail, and... (read more)

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Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China
Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China
by Peter G Rowe
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Built around snatches of discussion overheard in a Beijing design studio, this book explores attitudes toward architecture in China since the opening of the Treaty Ports in the 1840s. Central to the discussion are the concepts... (read more)

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The Art of Japanese Architecture
The Art of Japanese Architecture
by David Young
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andlt;divandgt;"The Japanese aesthetic remains one of simple asymmetry, imbued with respect for the natural environment. Here's a compelling history of Japanese architecture, from ancient dwellings to spectacular, modern urban towers."and#8212;andlt... (read more)

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Feng Shui: Power of the Environment; A Study of Chinese Architecture: A Study of Chinese Architecture
Feng Shui: Power of the Environment; A Study of Chinese Architecture: A Study of Chinese Architecture
by Evelyn Lip
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Detailed study of Chinese architecture examines some of the most powerful buildings and landscape gardens of Beijing and Chengde, China.... (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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The inner harmony of the Japanese house
The inner harmony of the Japanese house
by Atsushi Ueda
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"The history of Japanese architecture is the history of the struggle with the pillar," writes architect and urban planner Ueda in this volume, which has sold some 300,000 copies in Japan. Breaking the Japanese living space down into its primary... (read more)

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