Building The Japanese House Today
ISBN10: 0810959313 ISBN13: 9780810959316 Contributors: BRACKETT, LEN Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc Published: Oct 1 2005 Pages: 223 Weight: 3.10lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 9.00" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
Describes in detail the design and construction of a traditional Japanese house in California, revealing how the aesthetic principles of Japanese architecture--including clean lines, intricate joinery, and expert woodworking--can be adapted to such Western needs as central heating, computerized lighting systems, furnishings, insulation, and electronics. Architects & Designers Book Club.