qIn addition to highlighting the human benefits of built environments which relate to particular place, time and being, many of the Japanese buildings examined illustrate practical strategies for revealing these universal parameters which are equally applicable beyond Japan. It is suggested that wider use of some of these approaches could not only help to sustain both environmental and cultural identities against the homogenising effects of globalisation, but also has the potential to heighten our appreciation of the peculiar condition of being here now.q--BOOK JACKET.See Edward A. Olsen, aquot;Man and Nature: East Asia and the West, aquot; Asian Profile, 3, no. ... and suki, see for example Teiji ltoha#39;s essay aquot;The Essence of Japanese Beauty, aquot; in Teiji ltoh. lkko Tanaka and Tsune Sesoko, eds., Wabi, Sabi, Suki, pp.
|Title||:||Place, Time, and Being in Japanese Architecture|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2004|