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Shoji and Kumiko Design: Book 1 the Basics
Desmond King
Japan Style: Architecture Interiors Design
Geeta Mehta;Kimie Tada;Noboru Murata
Mark Twain: A Life
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
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May 2013
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reviewed: The best book on Japanese construction methods.
This is a book that is great despite its shortcomings. I'll start with the positive, since they outweigh any negatives and ma...
Measure and Construction of the Japanese House (Contains 250 Floor Plans and Sketches Aspects of Joinery) - Heino Engel
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May 2013
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reviewed: The best book on Japanese house contruction I've read.
This is a book that is great despite its shortcomings. I'll start with the positive, since they outweigh any negatives and ma...
Measure and Construction of the Japanese House (Contains 250 Floor Plans and Sketches Aspects of Joinery) - Heino Engel
May 2013
06
reviewed: Really outdated style book with little to recommend it.
1987. Not a date that inspires a huge amount of style for any decór, much less integrating Japanese sensibilities into a hou...
Japanese Accents in Western Interiors - Peggy Landers Rao;Jean Mahoney
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May 2013
05
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May 2013
04
reviewed: Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings
An exhaustive review of Japanese homes including most of the significant features, I.e., design, roofs, flooring, walls, vera...
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings -
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April 2013
24
reviewed: Japan Country Living
Overall, a beautiful collection of photos and the narrative is good, if a bit romanticized. There simply wasn't enough detail...
Japan Country Living -
April 2013
17
reviewed: The Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors
I wanted to like this book more. There are a ton of nice photos: well composed, well lighted, good detail. I was left with a ...
The Japanese House: Architecture and Interiors - Alexandra Black, Noboru Murata
finished reading:
April 2013
15
reviewed: Japanese Detail: Architecture
A decent enough book, there are simply much better choices out there such as A Japanese Touch for Your Home by Koji Hata, whi...
Japanese Detail: Architecture - Sadao Hibi
reviewed: A Japanese Touch for Your Home
One of the best introductions to designing a Japanese-themed décor. Explanations along with examples are numerous in this rel...
A Japanese Touch for Your Home - Koji Yagi
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April 2013
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