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andlt;bandgt;Filled with gorgeous photographs, this book explains the theory, history, and intricacies of Japanese gardening.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In andlt;iandgt;Japanese Garden Designandlt;/iandgt;, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Keane describes the influences of Confucian, Shinto and Buddhist principles that have linked poetry and philosophy to the tangible metaphor of the garden in Japanese culture. Creative inspiration is found in the prehistoric origin of Japanese concepts of nature; the gardens of Heian aristocrats; the world-renowned Zen garden, or rock garden; the tea garden; courtyard garden; and stroll garden.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Detailed explanations of basic design concepts identify and interpret the symbolism of various garden forms and demonstrate these principles in use today in Japanese landscape architecture.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Topics include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Design Principlesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Design Techniquesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Design Elementsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Godspirit in Natureandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Poetry in Paradiseandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; The Art of Emptinessandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Spiritual Passageandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Private Nichesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; A Collector's Parkandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

A fascinating and knowledgeable look at the elegant art of Japanese garden design

Synopsis:

The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens.

Keane describes the influences of Confucian, Shinto and Buddhist principles that have linked poetry and philosophy to the tangible metaphor of the garden. Detailed explanations of basic design concepts identify and interpret the symbolism of various garden forms and demonstrate these principles in use today.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Marc Peter Keaneandlt;/bandgt;, a licensed landscape architect and garden designer, has been creating and building gardens for companies, temples and private individuals in Japan for 20 years. He lives in Ithaca, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804838566
Author:
Keane
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Photographer:
Ohashi, Haruzo
Illustrator:
Keane, Marc Peter
Author:
Ohashi, Haruzo
Author:
Keane, Marc P.
Author:
Keane, Marc Peter
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardens, Japanese
Subject:
Gardens -- Japan -- Design.
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
gardening; Japanese gardening; Japan garden design; Japanese garden photographs; Asian gardening
Subject:
gardening; Zen garden; Japanese culture; landscape architecture; rock garden; tea garden; Japanese gardens
Subject:
landscape design; gardening; zen garden; Japanese garden; landscape architecture; garden design; Japanese garden design; gardening books; asian gardens; landscaping books; landscape design books; zen gardening; zen garden books; garden design and landscap
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
78 color photos & 18 illus
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.5 x 10.5 in 38 oz

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Product details 200 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804838566 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
A fascinating and knowledgeable look at the elegant art of Japanese garden design
"Synopsis" by , The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens.

Keane describes the influences of Confucian, Shinto and Buddhist principles that have linked poetry and philosophy to the tangible metaphor of the garden. Detailed explanations of basic design concepts identify and interpret the symbolism of various garden forms and demonstrate these principles in use today.

"Synopsis" by , 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.

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