Japan Living: Form & Function At The Cutting Edge by Marcia IwatateJapan Living: Form & Function At The Cutting Edge by Marcia Iwatate

Japan Living: Form & Function At The Cutting Edge

byMarcia Iwatate, Geeta MehtaPhotographerNacasa & Partners

Paperback | August 4, 2015

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Gain insight into both modern and Japanese styles with this stunning Japanese interior design book. Japan Living presents thirty exceptional houses that transcend function and resonate with spirit. These new Japanese homes, chosen for their inspiring and innovative designs, are special places to dream in. The owners and architects, working as collaborative teams, have created homes that are quintessentially Japanese.Crisp, sharp, transparent and light-these new designs represent a new burst of creativity over the past decade. Many reflect changes in the dynamics of Japanese society, while others represent self-expression and individuality. All of them are marked by a return to traditional Japanese materials and design elements married with such present-day requirements as flexibility, modern kitchens and bathrooms, energy efficiency and electronic gadgetry.
Geeta K. Mehta teaches architecture and urban design at Columbia University in New York. A resident of Japan for 23 years, she is a partner in the firm of Braden and Mehta, and has designed projects in the USA, Japan, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Educated at the University of Tokyo, Columbia University, and SPA in Delhi, she is the c...
Title:Japan Living: Form & Function At The Cutting EdgeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.83 inShipping dimensions:12 × 9 × 0.83 inPublished:August 4, 2015Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4805313331

ISBN - 13:9784805313336