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Japanese Architecture
A look at the building materials in Japanese architecture.
# 120869 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Architecture (Asian) , Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures)

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This paper discusses the building materials in Japanese architecture, including the use of wood and the Metabolists. The paper explains how the Japanese cultural expression is found in its architecture and choice of materials.

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"Japan is an ancient society with a unique culture and history and a distinctly Japanese architectural style. In general, architectural styles and specifically the building materials used in a country region or a culture's man made structures reflect available materials. In Italy and ancient Greece, for example, the presence of vast caches of marble and limestone led to the development of temples, civic structures and private residences made of these substances. In Japan, wood was used extensively in the..."

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"Japanese Architecture" 01 December 2008. Web. 30 September. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/japanese-architecture-120869/>