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. The Great KantŌ Earthquake and the Submergence of the Earthquake Nation

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

For the generation educated after the crisis of Nōbi, earthquake resistance cemented a different and more positive set of relationships. The Japanese architectural academy rebuilt itself in the early ... More


. Japanese Architecture after Nōbi

Gregory Clancey

in Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246072
eISBN:
9780520932296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246072.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The collapse of masonry buildings in Nagoya and Osaka in 1891 was a crisis for the Japanese architectural profession. The first response of Japanese architects was to attempt to make European ... More


Can Architecture Be Both Modern and “Japanese”?: The Expression of Japanese Cultural Identity through Architectural Practice from 1850 to the Present

Jonathan M. Reynolds

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the expression of Japanese cultural identity through architecture from 1850 to the present. It begins with a discussion of the birth of the architectural profession in Japan ... More


Postwar Japan

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0028
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the architecture of postwar Japan. Japan has played a leading role in international architectural culture in the postwar years. The Japanese have integrated international ... More


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