URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

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Welcoming the West

Japan’s Grand Resort Hotels

Text by Andrea P. Leers.

Japan’s grand resort hotels, built during the era between the Restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1868 until the outbreak of war in the late 1930s, are some of the most engaging and enduring examples of the country’s cross-fertilization with the West. As an unprecedented flow of people and ideas entered the country in the late 19th century, Japanese hoteliers began to tailor their businesses and buildings to receive foreign emissaries and adventurous travelers, and provide glamorous settings in which worldly Japanese and curious Westerners could mingle. Eager to champion both its national identity and its status as a modern nation, these business owners looked to adapt Western hotel standards to the cultural demands of the Japanese archipelago. Welcoming the West focuses on six of these grand resort hotels: the Nara, the Fujiya, the Nikko Kanaya, the Fuji View, the Biwako and the Gamagori.


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Edited by Christian Hiller, Jesko Fezer, Nikolaus Hirsch, Wilfried Kuehn, Hila Peleg.

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Edited by Ellen Parnavelas. Text by Steffan Blayney.

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A Genealogy of Modern Architecture

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By Kenneth Frampton. Edited by Ashley Simone.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

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Pub Date: 11/25/2015
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Ethics of the Urban

ETHICS OF THE URBAN

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783818 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 4/5/2017
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Ecological Urbanism

ECOLOGICAL URBANISM

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

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Pub Date: 6/29/2016
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THE OTHER

By Adolf Loos.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784815 | US $38.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2016
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CITY RIFFS

By Richard Plunz.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

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