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Author Fujimori, Terunobu, 1946- author.

Title Japan's wooden heritage : a journey through a thousand years of architecture / Terunobu Fujimori and Mitsumasa Fujitsuka ; translated by Hart Larrabee.

Publication Info. Tokyo : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC), 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    720.952 FUJ    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 203 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Japan library
Japan library (Shuppan Bunka Sangyō Shinkō Zaidan)
Note "With supplemental notes by Mikio Koshihara"--Title page verso.
Language Text translated from the Japanese.
Note "This book is a translation of Nihon mokuzō isan : sennen no kenchiku o tabi suru (Sekai Bunka Publishing, Inc., 2014), which compiled a series of articles--planned and photographed by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka and written by Terunobu Fujimori with commentary by Mikio Koshihara--that were originally published in Kateigahō magazine, supplemented with additional essays by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka"--Page 002.
Contents The Jōdo-dō (Pure Land Hall) at Jōdo-ji Temple -- The Hōō-dō (Phoenix Hall) at Byōdō-in Temple -- Kintai-kyō Bridge -- Matsumoto Castle -- Ōtaki Shrine -- The Nakamura House at Narai-juku -- The Zaō-dō Hall at Kinpusen-ji Temple -- The old Konpira Grand Theatre (Kanamaru-za) -- The Goshadō of Akagami Shrine -- Rinshun-kaku Villa -- Nageire-dō Hall -- Covered bridges -- The Sanjūsangen-dō Hall (Rengeō-in Temple) -- The main hall at Izumo Taisha Shrine -- The Kannon-dō Hall at Kasamori-ji Temple -- Seison-kaku Villa -- The Aizu Sazae-dō Hall -- The ferryman's hut at Suge -- The Ō-dō (Great Hall) at Fuki-ji Temple -- The five-tiered pagoda at Rurikō-ji Temple -- The Tsubokawa House -- The Jo-an Tea Ceremony House -- Itsukushima Shrine -- Wooden Heritage seen with as architectonic eye.
Summary "Japan's Wooden Heritage: A Journey Through a Thousand Years of Architecture brings together essays by architectural historian Terunobu Fujimori and photographs by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka, and commentary by structural engineer Mikio Koshihara that originally appeared in Kateigahō, Japan's premier magazine of art and culture, supplemented with additional essays by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka. What distinguishes this volume is its selection of 23 locations--including well-known temples and shrines but also lesser-known structures--to represent a broad scope of architectural styles, functions, and time periods; the outstanding photographs; and the distinct approaches taken by each of the three essayists"-- Publisher's description.
Subject Vernacular architecture -- Japan.
Wooden-frame buildings -- Japan -- History.
Architecture -- Japan -- History -- To 1868.
Added Author Fujitsuka, Mitsumasa, 1939- author, illustrator.
Larrabee, Hart, translator.
Added Title Nihon mokuzō isan. English
Added Title Page Title Nihon mokuzō isan : sennen no kenchiku o tabisuru
日本木造遺産 : 千年の建築を旅する
ISBN 9784916055828
Standard No. 1920052051005

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