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by Takeshi Nishikawa,Akira Naito

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  • ISBN 4770005423
  • ISBN13 978-4770005427
  • Language English
  • Author Takeshi Nishikawa,Akira Naito
  • Publisher Kodansha USA Inc; Reissue edition (August 1, 1994)
  • Pages 182
  • Formats azw docx lrf rtf
  • Category Photography
  • Subcategory Architecture
  • Size ePub 1931 kb
  • Size Fb2 1138 kb
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The German architect Bruno Taut compared the Katsura in cultural importance with the Parthenon. "An eternal thing" were his words.

In this book, we are given a stunning tour of the seventeenth-century imperial villa and its garden through lush photographs, architectural drawings, a foldout site plan, and an instructive commentary on the history and aesthetic scheme behind this rural mansion.

In What Is Japanese Architecture?, the authors write: "The Katsura Detached Palace is a nobleman's private Xanadu and was built in the countryside to allow unimpeded relaxation in the midst of nature. Toshihito, Toshitada, and their guests would admire the cherry blossoms in spring and the crimson leaves in autumn at their spacious garden pond. The grounds form an integrated whole with the buildings within it. The tastefully situated rocks and artfully maintained trees and bushes are not meant to be the occasional object of an admiring glance or quarter-hour's stroll, but to be the constant, active companions of the residents...."


Katsura: A Princely Retreat Hardcover – August 1, 1994. Takeshi Nishikawa's photographs delight and entrance.

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The Post-Renaissance World. A Princely Retreat by Akira Naitō, Charles S. Terry, Takeshi Nishikawa. William H. Coaldrake. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 39 No. 1, Ma. 1980 (pp. 70-71) DOI: 1. 307/989500. Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message from Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Message Body (Your Name) thought you would like to see the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians web site.

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Home Naito, Akira, and Nishikawa Katsura : A Princely Retreat. Books shipped UPS/Priority Mail or Global Priority, upon request, or book rate otherwise. Katsura : A Princely Retreat. Naito, Akira, and Nishikawa. ISBN 10: 0870112716, ISBN 13: 9780870112713. We pride ourselves on delivering fine books in a timely manner. The German architect Bruno Taut compared the Katsura incultural importance with the Parthenon. In What Is Japanese Architecture?, the authors write: "The Katsura Detached Palace is a nobleman's private Xanadu and was built in the countryside to allow unimpeded relaxation in the midst of nature.

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Personal Name: Nishikawa, Takeshi, 1925-. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. Download Katsura : a princely retreat photographs, Takeshi Nishikawa ; text, Akira Naito ; translation, Charles S. Terry. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

This tribute to the 17th-century imperial villa features photographs, architectural details and the history of the mansion.

Select Format: Hardcover. This tribute to the 17th-century imperial villa features photographs, architectural details and the history of the mansion. ISBN13:9780870112713. Release Date:June 1977.

Katsumi Nishikawa (西河克己, Nishikawa Katsumi) (1 July 1918 – 6 April 2010) was a Japanese film director most famous for his youth films (seishun eiga). Graduating from Nihon University, he started out at the Shochiku studio in 1939 and directed his first film in 1952.