Arquitectura tradicional de japon

Vives, Javier
Publisher: Satori Ediciones
Binding: Softcover
Language: Español
Pages: 280
Measurements: 180.00 x 240.00 cm

Classical Japanese architecture soon managed to distance itself from its models imported from China and erect buildings, both religious and civil, with a genuinely Japanese spirit and unquestionable elegance and refinement. Javier Vives, an architect by training and a scholar of Japan by vocation, offers us in this book a complete tour of traditional Japanese architecture, beginning with its development from the first prehistoric babble to the arrival of Western influence in the mid-nineteenth century. Starting from the most important events in the history of Japan, we will learn to differentiate the features that identify the architecture of its two religions, Shintoism and Buddhism; we will know the technical characteristics of its castles and palaces…