Japanese ArchitectureCreated by: Cristel Miranda&Ruazel Tiñana
Japanese Architecture Definition ? •日本建築 Nihon kenchiku. •structures created on the islands that constitute Japan. • Evidence of prehistoric architecture in Japan has survived in the form of models of terra-cotta houses buried in tombs and by remains of pit houses of the Jomon, the neolithic people of Japan.
Azuchi-Momoyama Period Himeji Castle aka White Heron Castle• It has managed to avoid being destroyed by a fire ornatural disaster and was never attacked.
Edo Period Enhanced Architecture: •Machiya (townhouses) •The city of Edowas struck by firesrepeatedly soarchitecture wassimplified to allowfor easy rebuilding.
Modern Architecture •After World War II a lot of Japan had to be rebuilt, but the new Japan looked much different than old Japan.
Review Questions• What does the word “ 日本建築 Nihon kenchiku” mean?• What are the five elements represent of Story Pagoda ?• Where to find the picture of Buddha or other Images of Buddhist ?• It is a Japanese Political Power was run by Samuri .• The style went from big, rectangular prisms to long and tall Skycrapers.