Depiction is uintessential to the "Conception Of An Architectural "of an architectural Its way of representation also provides insights into the architect's design process this new into the architect's design process This new investigates new forms and paradigms of design mediation that have emerged over the last two decades in Japan It unravels and highlights of design mediation that have emerged over the last two decades in Japan It unravels and highlights and theoretical aspects and analyses the evolution convergence and major trends in Japanese architectural representation Drawing on rich published sources and new interviews with eminent contemporary Japanese architects Pictures of The Floating Microcosm elaborates on. .
Six cross functional topics "IDENTIFY AND EXAMINE THE CRITICAL TOOLS USED IN CONCEPTION "and examine the tools used in conception representation of architecture in Japan today The book offers an understanding of the underlying techniues and reveals hybrid array of digital and analog tools with a paradoxical objective an understanding of the underlying techniues and reveals hybrid array of digital and analog tools with a paradoxical objective imparting a manual effect to a design's expression It demonstrates how the treatment of light in images is characterised by overexposure and dispersion and how the graphical limits are either diminished or diluted giving an impression of a space with evolving outlines It shows how a pseudo naive expres. ,
Sion of multiple images "obliterates the orthodox hierarchy among the architectural elements and how viewpoints used transcend "the orthodox hierarchy among the architectural elements and how viewpoints used transcend Euclidean realism and produce an imagery seemingly floating in space Finally it looks at the genealogy of traditions tracing lines of influence and how craftsmanship has changed hands from masters to their students The characteristics of Japanese REPRESENTATION ARE TESTIMONY TO THE COMPLEX testimony to the complex of local architects towards a project uestioning redefining all attributes of space while the undercurrent of tradition continues to have pivotal influence. ,