From Shinto to Ando: studies in architectural anthropology in Japan. Responsibility: Günter Nitschke. Imprint: Great Britain: Academy Editons ; Berlin: Ernst. Type: Book; Author(s): Gu˜nter Nitschke; Date: ; Publisher: Academy Editions, Distributed to the trade in the United States of America by St. Martin’s Press. All about From Shinto to Ando: Studies in Architectural Anthropology in Japan by Günter Nitschke. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary This absorbing and well researched book traces in depth the ancient roots of Shnto sacred architecture and their relevance to architecture today, as exemplified particularly by the work of the contemporary Japanese architect Tadao Ando.

It also provides an informative and fascinating insight into a subject that is worthy of meticulous attention. Nielsen Book Data This thorough and meticulous study of Japanese architecture is based on thirty years of field research by the architect and urban planner, Gunter Nitschke.

A major anthropological survey, it traces the imperial, religious and domestic architecture in connection with the rituals and rites of Japanese society from Shinto to the modern day in the form of architecture by the renowned Tadao Ando.

This collection of essays explores two threads of the evolution of Japanese architecture: The focus of all the essays is upon the Japanese concept of space making and space understanding.


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Alongside this overriding theme, Nitschke investigates time, the element which complements space. Examines the work of Japan’s leading architect, Tadao Ando. An anthropological study of space and time.

A concise and fascinating history of Japan’s architecture and rituals. A comparison of the architecture and society of the two leading nations of the world, America and Japan.

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