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May 2021 Japans Wooden Heritage

Title : Japan’s Wooden Heritage : S Journey Through a Thousand Years of Architecture

Authors : Terunobu Fujimori and Mitsumasa Fujitsuka

Publisher : Japan Publishing Foundation for Culture

ISBN : 9784916055828

Japan's Wooden Heritage: A Journey Through a Thousand Years of Architecture brings together essays by architectural historian Terunobu Fujimori and photographs by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka, and commentary by structural engineer Mikio Koshihara that originally appeared in Kateigahō, Japan's premier magazine of art and culture, supplemented with additional essays by Mitsumasa Fujitsuka. What distinguishes this volume is its selection of 23 locations--including well-known temples and shrines but also lesser-known structures--to represent a broad scope of architectural styles, functions, and time periods; the outstanding photographs; and the distinct approaches taken by each of the three essayists