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Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015 : Developments and Dialogues
written by Ari Seligman
Crowood Press | ISBN 9781785002489
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Japanese Modern Architecture 1920-2015' uses a series of thematic lenses to explain the rich history of Japanese architectural developments from the 1920s foundation of modern architecture to contemporary permutations of modern and post-modern architecture.
The book introduces the diversity of Japanese architecture and traces the evolution of Japanese architecture in the context of domestic and international developments. It examines the relationship between architecture and nature, and explores various approaches to craft and material. Finally, this new book considers tensions between refinement and ostentation in architectural expression.