Kura: Design and Tradition of the Japanese Storehouse

By: Ito, Teiji

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Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to creaseless covers and spine only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 187 pages with 98 plates: full page and large b&w photos depicting architectural structure and detailing. The first part of the book features architectural drawings. Chapters/sections include: nature of Japanese storehoused, Function of storehouses, Fundamental requirements of storehouses, Structural types of storehouses ( board-wall, log cabin, intersecting-board, clay, raised -floor, dozo, stone, storage pits, Other types) Dozo: architecture and fire prevention. With a map of japan at back, glossary and index. The author examines Kura from every region and every period, showing how their structure evolved from practical and religious needs and explaining the relaitonship between dura and their physical and social settings.

Title: Kura: Design and Tradition of the Japanese Storehouse

Author: Ito, Teiji

Categories: Architecture, Japan,

Publisher: Madrona Publishers Inc.,U.S.: 1983

ISBN Number: 0914842536

ISBN Number 13: 9780914842538

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Architecture

Seller ID: 142136

Keywords: board-wall, log cabin, intersecting-board, clay, raised -floor, dozo, stone, storage Pits, Warehouses, Storage, Tradeitional, Building, Bamboo, Storehouse, Library, Ammunition, Wooden, Enclosed, Gazeebo, Outdoor, Structure, Japan, Asian, Detail, ,