Publisher: Ewha Womans University Press
Pub. Date: Apr. 2005
Hardcover: 135 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 7.36 x 5.16 x 0.51
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About This Book
Traditional Korean ideology was a combination of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism. It absorbed all aspects of life and it revealed as well as in Korean architecture. This book deals with Korean traditional architecture, especially in regards to the stone, walls and paths used to make traditional architecture philosophical and artistic. It shows how traditional architecture teaches us about emptying, slowness, non-possessiveness, naturalness and other lessons. Through specific explanation and beautiful photos, readers can explore the depths of traditional architecture and recognize and appreciate its significances and values. Yim Seock-jae, the author of this book, is a professor of architecture at Ewha Womans University and has written extensively about architecture.
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