Living in Japan. 40th Edition

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So rich and unique is traditional Japanese architecture that it’s nearly impossible to improve upon. Yet contemporary Japanese designers and architects keep finding fresh approaches to refurbish and take inspiration from the ways of old.

Enriched by 170 brand new, unpublished photographs, this edition takes you on a breathtaking journey through the Land of the Rising Sun—complete with a list of addresses, should you wish to undertake this journey to Japan’s most fascinating inns and homes yourself. An insightful glossary of key terms that will also help you come to grips with all elements of Japan’s unique aesthetic of Eastern minimalism.



  • Contributors: Reto Guntli, Alex Kerr, Kathy Arlyn Sokol, Angelika Taschen.

  • Carbon neutral publisher from Cologne, Germany.

  • Size: Hardcover, 15.6 x 21.7 cm, 1.33 kg, 480 pages.

  • Language: English, French, German.

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