Japanese Signboard Architecture Illustrated

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This book is an illustration book that depicts about 60 signboard architectures nationwide built in the early Showa period as beautiful elevations and adds detailed explanations.

The decoration of copper plates and mortar was born for the purpose of fire protection, but these architectures, which were imitated by people who are not so-called “architects”, are “unconventional, original, free The enthusiasm of the people is alive, “said the author of a first-class architect born in Heisei, and decided to draw and record the façade that is being lost one after another.

Signboard architecture with a unique look has advanced craftsmanship that is hard to find today.

Release Date:
December, 2019

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BMC (Bill Mania Cafe)

BMC (Bill Mania Cafe) is a group of five people (Shinichi Takaoka, Yumiko Kawahara, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Masaki Iwata, Tatsuko Inoue) who gathered with the same thought that “buildings in the 1950s and 70s are cool!” An activity that sings the charm of the building from the perspective of.

The base of activities is Osaka. Buildings built during the period of high economic miracle could not be seen being demolished one after another without being noticed, and in order to appeal to the world its appeal, we held events using good buildings and held ” He is energetically active besides his main business, such as the irregular publication of “Monthly Building”.

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Weight 405 g


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