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Japanese Studies for Undergraduate Students (EALC 250 & Other Courses): Architecture

This is a resource guide for undergraduate students interested in Japanese Studies.

Asian Historical Architecture

Asian Historical Architecture (

Photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage. This sites contain 15,000 photos of 791 sites in twenty-one countries, with background information and virtual tours. Most of photos from Japan are shrines and temples.


JGarden -The Japanese Garden Database

" The Japanese Garden Database is intended as a repository of information on the historical and contemporary gardens of Japan as well as the gardens located outside Japan that have been inspired by the culture."  Provides a database of Japanese gardens, a glossary and links to bonsai, koi, and other organizations.

Japan: Culture of Wood: Buildings, Objects, Techniques

Japan--culture of wood : buildings, objects, techniques /

Christoph Henrichsen.

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Main Author: Henrichsen, Christoph.
Published: Basel ; Birkhäuser-Publishers for Architecture, c2004.
Topics: Woodwork - Japan. | Woodworkers - Japan. | Workshops - Japan.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location:  Architecture & Art
Call Number:  Q. 684.080952 H394h:E
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