The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House #2020

[The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House] >> Atsushi Ueda With the possible exception of the woodblock print, no other aspect of Japanese culture has been so widely embraced outside Japan as the traditional Japanese home Interior decorators, architects, and homeowners from the West have been borrowing from Japanese architecture since Frank Lloyd Wright, yet the fundamentals of the Japanese abode remain something of a mystery WhWith the possible exception of the woodblock print, no other aspect of Japanese culture has been so widely embraced outside Japan as the traditional Japanese home Interior decorators, architects, and homeowners from the West have been borrowing from Japanese architecture since Frank Lloyd Wright, yet the fundamentals of the Japanese abode remain something of a mystery What is the age old sensibility behind it Why do luminaries in the field hold it up as one of mankind s most successful blends of function, tradition, and nature Atsushi Ueda ably answers these questions in Inner Harmony, which became a bestseller in his native Japan and continues to be used in high schools and colleges throughout the country Breaking down the living space into its primary elements shoji, partitions, pillars, garden, and so on Ueda reveals the underlying patterns and hidden harmony that took centuries to evolve he discusses the ways in which shoji exploit the natural light to create a subdued radiance the way decorated sliding doors and moveable partitions define one s sense of living space and the function of a miniature garden as viewed from inside the house as well as out In the manner of John McPhee and Tracy Kidder, Professor Ueda unravels the concealed concepts at work in the Japanese living space, and brings compelling insights and a long needed clarity to the subject all in the best tradition of contemporary literary nonfiction.
The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House With the possible exception of the woodblock print no other aspect of Japanese culture has been so widely embraced outside Japan as the traditional Japanese home Interior decorators architects and

  • Title: The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House
  • Author: Atsushi Ueda
  • ISBN: 9784770023537
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House Author: Atsushi Ueda

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    Atsushi Ueda

    Atsushi Ueda Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House book, this is one of the most wanted Atsushi Ueda author readers around the world.

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    • Cyndie said:
      Jul 05, 2020 - 05:07 AM

      What defines cultural architecture This book was so much than I expected The title suggests a story of how the design elements of a home fit together What the book delivers is a story of how the historical, environmental, and religious elements of Japanese history built the structure of the Japanese home and how it is used Fascinating comparisons between Western and Japanese architecture challenge the way about how you think of a building, even what exactly a wall is and how necessary they may [...]

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