A Japanese Touch for Your Home

By Koji Yagi

Packed with stylish designs and shrewdpermanent assistance, A jap contact on your Home bargains daring and fascinating principles for reworking your place or adorning your house. the writer, architect Koji Yagi, explains the fundamental parts of jap inside layout and exhibits you the way to take advantage of them.

Install tatami mats and shoji doors-cardinal parts of eastern inside design-and see how superbly they reply to the Western domestic. swap the dimensions and form of a room simply and tastefully with bamboo monitors and movable walls. construct an easy Japanese-style alcove, beautify it with anything distinctive, after which flaunt it. try out a few eastern lighting fixtures techniques-low, delicate, and gorgeous. switch the temper of a room, and alter your method of issues.

A eastern contact on your Home contains even more. functional, approachable, and genuine, it truly is written by means of a well known eastern architect excited by the calls for of up to date existence, and the solutions that conventional jap layout has to supply.

Over a hundred and twenty colour plates taken by way of a number one jap photographer accompany the expert textual content. furthermore, over two hundred black and white sketches, ground plans, and a piece on home made initiatives make this a booklet that may pique your wish to be inventive after which assist you to satisfy it. a realistic consultant for owners, inside designers, and those who prefer to paintings with their heads and their palms, this ebook will introduce you to a brand new means of living.

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Five (center), p. eight (bottom), Pls. eight, eleven, 17, 19, 25, 27, 28, 35, forty four, forty five, fifty six, fifty seven, fifty eight, sixty two, sixty four, sixty six, sixty eight, eighty five, 86, 87, 88, ninety one, ninety four, ninety eight, 102, 108, 109, one hundred ten, 111, 117, again jacket (top correct, most sensible left); Tadahiro Kumagai, Pl. 119; Hiroaki Misawa, p. seventy one (top left); Kazuyoshi Miyamoto, p. seventy one (center); Toru Nakagawa, p. 70 (bottom); Haruzo Ohashi, p. 19 (top); Tsuneo Sato, p. seventy one (top right); Eitaro Torihata, p. fifty eight (bottom); Tohru Waki (Shokokusha), p. sixty seven (center correct, heart left, bottom). representation credit: P. eight (Hickox House): Redrawn from the yank condo via Mary combine Foley © 1979, Harper & Row, and reprinted by means of permission of the writer. This fabric is after a photo via Henry Fuermann, as released in Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910 via provide chippie Manson. Copyright © by way of Van Nostrand Reinhold corporation. Reprinted by way of permission of Van Nostrand Reinhold corporation. P. eight (Gamble House): Redrawn from the yank residence via Mary combine Foley © 1979, Harper & Row, and reprinted by way of permission of the writer. This fabric is after a photo by means of Maynard L. Parker, number of James Marston Fitch, and reprinted by way of permission of the landlord. Architects/designers of the homes illustrated: Araragi Architects, Pls. 26, seventy five; Toshinori Fukaya, Pl. fifty two; Masao Hayakawa, p. seventy one (top right); Shigezo Hirai, Pls. forty four, ninety eight; Hirata development Co. , Pls. eleven, sixteen, 27, fifty eight, 87, ninety nine, 111, 113, again jacket (top left), p. five (center), p. fifty nine (center), p. sixty three (top, bottom); Masayuki Imai, Pls. 19, 25, 109; Akira Irinouchi, Pl. fifty seven; Hiroyuki Ishida, Pls. fifty one, sixty seven; Ishima development Co. , Pls. 24, ninety three, ninety seven, 112, p. sixty three (center right); I. S. S. linked Architects and Engineers, Pl. 104; Satohiro Kawai, Pls. 15, one hundred and one; Noriyoshi Kawazoe, Pls. 28, 35, 108, 117; Kikuchi development, again jacket (bottom right); Kindai Architectural specialists, Pl. 89; Kazuyoshi Komachi, Pls. eighty three, ninety four, one hundred ten; Komagura Architects, Pls. 21, 37, fifty six, seventy seven, eighty four, 106; Tsugio Kosukegawa, Pls. nine, thirteen; Toshimasa Kozaki, Pl. sixty two; Toshiro Kubodera, Pls. forty five, sixty four, sixty eight, ninety one; Takashi Kurosawa, Pl. forty two; Shosuke Maki, Pls. fifty five, 60; Masuzawa Architects and co-workers, p. fifty nine (top); Togo Murano, p. seventy one (top left, center); Hitoshi Nagao, Pl. ninety; Shosei Nakamura, Pls. five, sixty three, ninety two, ninety five, again jacket (bottom center); Motoi Nanasawa, Pl. 86; Fumio Ogishi, Pl. eight; Harutaka Ohishi, Pl. four; Okuno building Co. , Pl. a hundred; S. Takagi and colleagues, Pl. 121; Asohiko Sakamoto, p. fifty nine (bottom); Kozo Sano, Pls. 14, 31; Shinahara Architects, Pl. seventy three; Naoharu Shishiuchi, Pl. sixty five; Yoshio Shoya, Pl. seventy one; Sohara Kikuchi and co-workers, Pls. 17, sixty six; Ikuo Suzaki, Pls. 29, seventy eight; Ryoji Suzuki, Pl. 6; Hidezo Takada, p. fifty eight (bottom); Susumu Takasuga, Pls. three, fifty four, sixty one, 76,102, one zero five, entrance jacket, identify web page; Seisaku Taniguchi, Pls. 7, 22, forty three; Takashi Taniyama, Pls. 1, 103, p. five (bottom); Katsushi Tatamiya, Pls. 20, 70; Sadao Tsuneoka, p. 107; Atsushi Uchida, Pl. fifty three; Ueno development Co. , Pl. forty-one; VA ■ COM, Pls. 18, 50; Fujio Yamamoto, p. fifty eight (top); Yasui Moku Con­ struction, Pls. eighty five, 88, again jacket (top right); Isoya Yoshida, p. 70 (bottom); Junzo Yoshimura, Pls. 2 (garden designed through Harunaga Yanoguchi), 10, seventy two, a hundred and twenty (garden designed via Harunaga Yanoguchi), p.

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