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13 Nov 19
Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue by Neil Jackson

Japan and the West: An Architectural Dialogue by Neil Jackson

Review by Andrew Nishiyama Taylor

This book discusses the architectural influence that Japan and the West have had on each other during the last 150 years. Based on extensive research, this book provides a synthetic overview that brings together the main themes of Japanese and Western architecture since 1850 and shows that neither could exist in its present state without the other.

15 Nov 17
The Art of Shiguchi. Japanese Joinery on Display by Takishita Yoshihiro

The Art of Shiguchi. Japanese Joinery on Display by Takishita Yoshihiro

Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi

This book contains essays and illustrations on shiguchi, the carefully worked joins that mantain united the pillars and beams of minka houses.

21 Feb 11
International Architecture in Interwar Japan, Constructing Kokusia Kenchiku

International Architecture in Interwar Japan, Constructing Kokusia Kenchiku

Ken Tadashi Oshima 320 pp., 220 illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography and index ISBN 978-0-298944-0, University of Washington Press, 2010 £46 Professor Oshima, the author of this book, is associate professor of architecture at the University of Washington and was a research fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in […]

06 Aug 10
Hyperart: Thomasson

Hyperart: Thomasson

Hyperart: Thomasson, by Genpei Akasegawa, translated by Matt Fargo, Kaya Press, 2010, 352pages, ISBN:9781885030467

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