Measure & Construction
of The Japanese House (Includes Tea House & Shoji etc.)
A fascinating book containing 250 floor plans and sketches, and describes not only features of the Japanese House but aspects of using the architectural achievement of the Japanese House as a pattern for contemporary housing.
Contains Japanese Measurement , floor plans of Japanese home, Structural Joinery and complex carpentry joints, 5 pages of Tea Room plans and layouts, Tatami mat layouts. “Tokonoma, and Tana” Shelving recess design, Shoji , Shutters, etc.
Touch for your Home by Koji Yagi
Filled with elegant
designs and clever tips, this book offers bold and exciting ideas
for remodelling your home or redecorating your apartment / flat.
Over 120 colour plates and 200 b/w and sketches accompany the
informed text. A practical guide for homeowners, interior designers
and people who like to work with their hands, this book will introduce
you to a new way of living.
How to design, build
and install Japanese screens by Jay van Arsdale
This book covers all aspects on installing and designing screens.
The primary focus of this book is on woodworking techniques and
layout, planning, chiselling of mortises, and sawing tenons, specifically
for shoji making. Example pictures, drawings and plans are provided.
House, Architecture & Interiors
(Black & Murata)
This fascinating book
reveals the unique style of architecture, aesthetics and living
that is native to Japan.The beautifully simple proportions based
on the square of the tatami mat, the fluid floor plan with its
movable screens to divide and expand space, the light natural
materials of wood, paper and straw.Rustic simple décor, and the
use of ceramics, textiles and nature to enhance the home environment-
are all explored through some of the most inspiring homes in Japan
and Gardens by Michio Fujioka
One of the greatest
contributions of Japanese culture to the world in the coming decades
may well be the integration of the human dwelling lace with the
world of nature. This fine example has large plate photographs
with theory of integration.
harmony of the Japanese House by Atsushi Ueda
With the exception
of the woodblock print, no other aspect of the Japanese culture
has been so widely embraced outside Japan as the traditional Japanese
home. All aspects of inner harmony are covered with lots of photographs.
The Tea Ceremony
by Sen'o Tanaka & Sendo Tanaka
In Japan, serving tea
is an art and spiritual discipline. As an art, the tea ceremony
is an occasion to appreciate the clean lines of the tearoom's
design. More than 330 photographs and illustrations of tea houses,
gardens, prize tea utensils and scenes from the ceremony. 220