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Measure and construction of the Japanese house / / by Heino Engel

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Autore: Engel Heino Visualizza persona
Titolo: Measure and construction of the Japanese house / / by Heino Engel Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Rutland, Vermont : , : Tuttle Publishing, , 1985
Edizione: First edition.
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (152 p.)
Disciplina: 690/.0952
Soggetto topico: House construction - Japan
Architecture, Domestic - Japan
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Includes index.
Nota di contenuto: Frontcover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Publisher's Note; Introduction; Definitions; 1 MEASURING SYSTEM AND MODULE; measure of man; building measures; ken measure and module; traditional standards; 2 SYSTEM OF PLAN LAYOUT; floor mat; kyō-ma method; inaka-ma method; planimetric-functional space; 3 EXAMPLES OF FLOOR PLANS; typical floor plans; distinctions; superstition; physique of the tea room; 4 STRUCTURAL FRAMEWORK; process; foundation; wall framework; roof; 5 SPACE ENCLOSURES; japanese wall; floor; ceiling; 6 MOVABLE SPACE CONTROLS; fittings
translucent paper panelopaque paper panel; windows; 7 CONSTRUCTIONS FOR SPIRITUAL SPACES; picture recess; shelving recess; study place; 8 HOUSE ENCLOSURES; wooden shutters; shutter compartment; doors; CONCLUSION; for contemporary architecture; INDEX; Backcover
Sommario/riassunto: A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail, and with numerous architectural plans and drawings, the influence of the anatomy of the Japanese human body on traditional units of measurement and on house construction. This work is not simply a description of the features of the Japanese house, but ""an invitation to probe the possibilities of utilizing this architectural achievement of the Ja
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ISBN: 1-4629-1684-8
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910533776403321
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