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Japanese Garden Design

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Publisher Comments:

This book presents the essential concepts that garden designers have employed through the centuries and the knowledge necessary to create these living sculptures, these sacred spaces, these ethereal and graceful gardens of Japan.

Book News Annotation:

One of the better volumes on the principles of Japanese garden design, avoiding much of the annoying sentimentalism to which Western writers on Japanese gardens are prone. Keane, a landscape architect, integrates Japanese history, philosophy, geography, art, and culture into his discussion of Japanese design principles and aesthetics, bringing the gardens he describes to life. Excellent color photographs and detailed drawings. 11x9". Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure.

Synopsis:

One of the better volumes on the principles of Japanese garden design, avoiding much of the annoying sentimentalism to which Western writers on Japanese gardens are prone. Keane, a landscape architect, integrates Japanese history, philosophy, geography, art, and culture into his discussion of Japane

Synopsis:

A sourcebook of great gardening ideas

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-181) and index.

About the Author

Marc P. Keane is a licensed landscape architect and garden designer. He teaches a design workshop as an adjunct professor at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. He lives in Ithaca, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804820714
Author:
Ohashi, Haruso
Author:
Ohashi, Haruso
Author:
Ohashi, Haruzo
Author:
Haruzo, Ohashi
Author:
Keane, Marc P.
Author:
Keane, Marc Peter
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Gardens, Japanese
Subject:
Gardens -- Japan -- Design.
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
General Gardening
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
19970315
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
78 color photos & 18 illus
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.5 x 10.5 in 43 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure.
"Synopsis" by , One of the better volumes on the principles of Japanese garden design, avoiding much of the annoying sentimentalism to which Western writers on Japanese gardens are prone. Keane, a landscape architect, integrates Japanese history, philosophy, geography, art, and culture into his discussion of Japane
"Synopsis" by ,
A sourcebook of great gardening ideas
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