Japanese Joinery

Author: Yasuo Nakahara
Publisher: Rodale Press
ISBN: 088179001X
Release Date: 1983-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Supplies guidance on the use of Japanese wood construction techniques in making joints, framing roofs, installing floors, and finishing eave ends

Old House Journal

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Release Date: 1999-09
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.

Genius of Japanese Carpentry

Author: Azby Brown
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462913787
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Architecture

The Genius of Japanese Carpentry tells the story of the 1200-year-old Yakushiji monastery in Nara and the dedicated modern-day craftsmen who are working to restore what has been lost to the depredations of time, fire and warfare. Although the full monastery reconstruction will not be completed until 2030, one of the main temples, the Picture Hall, has been completely restored employing the same woodworking technology used to create the original building. This new edition of an architectural classic is by Azby Brown—one of the world's leading experts on Japanese architecture. It contains a new preface and many new text materials and photographs—most of them now available in color for the first time. Azby Brown chronicles the painstaking restoration of the temple through extensive interviews with the carpenters and woodworkers along with original drawings based on the plans of master carpenter Tsunekazu Nishioka. An inspiring testament to the dedication of these craftsmen and their philosophy of carpentry work as a form of personal fulfillment, The Genius of Japanese Carpentry offers detailed documentation of this singular project and a moving reminder of the unique cultural continuity found in Japan.

Project Management

Author: David Richard Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405147460
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Organisation structure can make or break the project manager... New forms of organisation are emerging in the construction industry – from partnering to virtual teams. There is a growing need to consider project organisational structures carefully. This book differs from the many other texts on project management by concentrating on the challenges of devising relevant structures for project management. It examines the diverse factors to be considered when determining an initial overall organisation for new construction projects. It also looks at how to vary the organisation in response to the differing environments over the lifetime of a project. In a pragmatic, accessible style, the author has both added to the body of knowledge in this area and provided the project management with a set of effectivemanagement tools to: examine the criteria for designing structures within an organisation identify the factors relevant to the development of an initial project organisation structure assess the significance of an individual factor in the operation of a structure

Shoji

Author: Toshio Ōdate
Publisher: HolzWerken
ISBN: 3878707053
Release Date: 2003
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Weitere Angaben Inhalt: Dieses kompakte Werk zeigt in gut illustrierten Schritt-für -Schritt-Anleitungen, wie man traditionelle japanische Shoji-Schiebetüren und Raumteiler aus Holz, Papier und Reisleim selbst machen kann. Die schlichten und doch wunderschönen Shoji-Gitter bieten hochinteressante Akzente auch in "westlichen" Inneneinrichtungen. Ein Praxisbuch für Kenner, die das besondere zu schätzen wissen.

Engineers

Author: Matthew Wells
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134343249
Release Date: 2010-03-04
Genre: Architecture

This innovative new book presents the vast historical sweep of engineering innovation and technological change to describe and illustrate engineering design and what conditions, events, cultural climates and personalities have brought it to its present state. Matthew Wells covers topics based on an examination of paradigm shifts, the contribution of individuals, important structures and influential disasters to show approaches to the modern concept of structure. By demonstrating the historical context of engineering, Wells has created a guide to design like no other, inspirational for both students and practitioners working in the fields of architecture and engineering.

Traditional Japanese Furniture

Author: 和子·小泉
Publisher: Kodansha International
ISBN: 087011722X
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Focusing on the furniture of the Edo and early Meiji periods, this text lookst the history, aesthetics and techniques of hand-worked traditional Japaneseurniture.

Old House Journal

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Release Date: 2000-05
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.

Old House Interiors

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National architectural magazine now in its fifteenth year, covering period-inspired design 1700–1950. Commissioned photographs show real homes, inspired by the past but livable. Historical and interpretive rooms are included; new construction, additions, and new kitchens and baths take their place along with restoration work. A feature on furniture appears in every issue. Product coverage is extensive. Experts offer advice for homeowners and designers on finishing, decorating, and furnishing period homes of every era. A garden feature, essays, archival material, events and exhibitions, and book reviews round out the editorial. Many readers claim the beautiful advertising—all of it design-related, no “lifestyle” ads—is as important to them as the articles.

Old House Journal

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Release Date: 2000-01
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.