copertina di In Praise of Mud

Gakugei Shuppan Sha

In Praise Of Mud: Guide To The Earth Walls Of Kyoto


“The culture of earth wall construction in Kyoto is often said to be unique in the world, drawing its particular aesthetic sense from Japanese tea culture.” With materials that are both primitive and universal, the processes involved in earthen construction have been replicated for millennia in many cultures the world over. This book highlights a distinctively Japanese understanding of the material’s basic nature. Beautifully designed, with overlapping texts and images, it includes detailed information on specific structures, plus numerous photos that highlight many typical earth walls located throughout Kyoto.

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Veste editoriale: Brossura
Formato: 15x21
Pagine: 144
Lingua: J-GB
Anno: 2012
ISBN: 9784761513030