Modern Japanese house / Naomi Pollock.

by Pollock, Naomi RLooking glass.

Publisher: London : Phaidon, 2005.Edition: First edition.Description: 228 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), plans ; 30 cm.ISBN: 071484554X; 9780714845548.Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic -- Japan -- 21st century | Architecture, Modern -- CatalogsNote: Includes bibliographical references (page 223) and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Modeled on the format of Modern House , Modern House 2, and Modern House 3 , Modern Japanese House is an overview of recent domestic design trends in Japan and features an array of projects from a variety of architects, both known and new to the international architecture scene. The projects are divided into five chapters - Tiny Houses, Inside/ Outside, Multi Generation Houses, Work/Play, and Vacation Houses - that reflect the issues particular to residential design in Japan. Architects featured include such familiar figures as Kazuyo Sejima, Jun Aoki, Shigeru Ban, Hitoshi Abe and Shuhei Endo, as well as lesser known practitioners such as Nobuaki Furuya, Hiroshii Nakao, among others.

Includes bibliographical references (page 223) and index.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Naomi Pollock has been writing about design in Japan since 1989. Her articles have appeared in numerous prominent publications, including the Chicago Tribune , Dwell , Interior Design , the International Herald Tribune , The New York Times and Architectural Record , for whom she is the Special International Correspondent.

A trained and licensed architect, she was a guest curator for an exhibit at The Art Institute of Chicago in 1998 entitled 'Japan 2000: Architecture and Design for the Japanese Public'.