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Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements & Forms

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Thick thatched roofs and rough mud plaster walls. An intricately carved wood transom and a precisely woven tatami mat--each element of traditional Japanese architecture tells a story. In Japanese Architecture , author Mira Locher explores how each of these stories encompasses the particular development, construction, function and symbolism inherent in historic architectural elements. From roofs, walls and floors to door pulls and kettle hangers, Japanese Architecture situates these elements firmly within the natural ...

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Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements & Forms
2015, Tuttle Publishing, Kawasaki

ISBN-13: 9784805313282

2nd edition

Trade paperback

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