Korean Architecture: Breathing with Nature

Paperback: $18.00
ISBN-13: 9788997639236
Published: November 2013
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120 pages | color illus.
  • About the Book
  • This book offers an introduction to Korea’s abundant and unique architectural past and present. It explains some of the ideologies and perspectives that form the foundation of Korean architectural tradition and outlines the history of Korean architecture. It offers a brief introduction to the basic elements, construction process, structural anatomy, and materials used in Korean traditional architecture.

    The work also highlights ten of Korea’s best-known and most significant traditional buildings. Korea’s early modern architecture—a period from colonial domination by Japan into the mid-20th century—is also examined.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Ben Jackson, Author

    • Robert Koehler, Author

      Robert Koehler, born and raised on Long Island, New York, has lived in Korea since 1997. He was the editor-in-chief of SEOUL, Seoul Selection’s monthly lifestyle and travel magazine, from 2006 to 2018. He spends his days exploring new neighborhoods, sitting in cafés, and shooting photographs.
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