Architecture of Japan (Museum of Modern Art)
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Architecture of Japan (Museum of Modern Art) by Arthur Drexler

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Published by Frank Cass & Co .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Architecture

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11251626M
ISBN 100714620424
ISBN 109780714620428

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About the Author. Geeta K. Mehta teaches architecture and urban design at Columbia University in New York. A resident of Japan for 23 years, she is a partner in the firm of Braden and Mehta and has designed projects in USA, Japan, India, Vietnam and by: 1. The Art and Architecture of Japan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Once slighted as mere copying from China, the arts of Ja /5(19). KAZUO HOZUMI (b. ) 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 by: 2. The Art of Japanese Architecture is a wonderful journey through the history of buildings in Japan. The book traces the origins of what we see today right back to pre-historic times. It's amazing to see influences traced back hundreds and even more than 1, years. It says something about the timeless nature of Japanese design/5.

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