Korean Architecture: Breathing with Nature (Korea Essentials #12) (Paperback)

Korean Architecture: Breathing with Nature (Korea Essentials #12) By Ben Jackson, Robert Koehler Cover Image


This book offers an introduction to Korea's abundant and unique architectural past and present. It explains some of the ideologies and perspectives that form the foundation of Korean architectural tradition and outlines the history of Korean architecture. It offers a brief introduction to the basic elements, construction process, structural anatomy, and materials used in Korean traditional architecture.

The work also highlights ten of Korea's best-known and most significant traditional buildings. Korea's early modern architecture--a period from colonial domination by Japan into the mid-20th century--is also examined.

Product Details
ISBN: 9788997639236
ISBN-10: 8997639234
Publisher: Seoul Selection USA, Inc.
Publication Date: November 30th, 2013
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: Korea Essentials