Japanese Traditional Houses: Climate Space Society

21 March 2017 5:00 pm at SAUL Studio

Speaker: Prof. Masao Noguchi, Tokyo University of the Arts

Japanese Traditional Houses are closely connected with a severe local climate, timber construction and social status. They reflect the spatial hierarchy and the real life of 18th and 19th century Japan. Specific house types including those of rich merchant, farmers and shipbuilders will illustrate the high sophistication of their architecture