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Contemporary Japanese Architecture : Tracing the Next Generation (Paperback) (James Steele)

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Contemporary Japanese Architecture presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the historical and cultural framework that informs the work of all Japanese architects, as an introduction to an in-depth investigation of the challenges now occupying the contemporary designers who will be the leaders of the next generation. It separates out the young generation of Japanese architects from the crowded, distinguished, multi-generational field they seek to join, and investigates the topics that absorb them, and the critical issues they face within the new economic reality of Japan and a shifting global order. Salient points in the text are illustrated by beautiful, descriptive images provided by the architects and from the extensive collection of the author. By combining illustrations with timelines and graphics to explain complex ideas, the book is accessible to any student seeking to understand contemporary Japanese architecture.

Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Architecture
Sub-Genre: Architecture, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: James Steele
Language: English
Street Date: March 17, 2017
TCIN: 51632188
UPC: 9781138941250
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-1487
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