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The Intimate Beauty of a Japanese Courtyard

The Intimate Beauty of a Japanese Courtyard (Paperback)

By Saruta, Hitoshi

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Residences occupy a pivotal position in Japanese architecture. As an extension of the residential space, the Japanese courtyard design is unique. This beautifully illustrated book is a collection of stunning residential courtyard designs, providing an inspiring insight into the i...mportance of a courtyard in Japanese culture. Containing more than 30 cases studies and including technical drawings, the book reveals the creativity and beauty of Japanese courtyard design and shines a light on the acclaimed designers who produce these visually stunning works. Meticulously planned and rigorously designed, the courtyards in this book will serve to inspire both residential and landscape designers. By taking the Japanese courtyard as a concept into their own designs, designers will be able to create more personal and comfortable residential spaces. SELLING POINTS: This lavishly illustrated volume contains more than 30 case studies of recent Japanese residential courtyard designs Provides a glimpse into the importance of the courtyard as a space in Japan An inspirational guide to recent design and perfect for residential and landscape designers Includes technical drawings that provide additional detail into the rigorous planning and design Provides an important overview of acclaimed Japanese designers 400 colour images
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ISBN 9781864708981
Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Format Paperback
168 Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781864708981
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Imprint Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Saruta, Hitoshi
Category Residential Buildings, Domestic Buildings
Specialized Gardening Methods
Number of Pages 252
Dimensions Width: 190mm
Height: 260mm
Dewey Code 728.9
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text General/trade