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andlt;bandgt;Winner of the 2006 American Horitcultural Society Book Award! andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Gardening has reached new heights of sophistication, and this book profiles a number of the most notable gardens in Japan and beyond. The goal of a Japanese garden is to suggest a landscape, to depict famous natural scenes, or to evoke a particular artistic quality or atmosphere. Graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, Zen gardens, and several other elements all play key roles in these extravagant landscapes.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Art of the Japanese Gardenandlt;/iandgt; is a valuable resource for anyone interested in gardening, landscape design, and Japanese art and culture.

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Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award!

The Art of the Japanese Garden traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and stroll gardens.

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andlt;bandgt;Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award! andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Art of the Japanese Gardenandlt;/iandgt; traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and stroll gardens.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;David Youngandlt;/bandgt; taught anthropology at the University of Alberta in Canada before retiring. Together with his wife, he has conducted research on Japanese aesthetics for many years. A keen photographer, he took most of the photographs for this book.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Michiko Youngandlt;/bandgt; was born in China and raised in Japan. She conducts culture tours to Japan for those who wish to get off the beaten track. David and Michiko live in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. They co-authored andlt;iandgt;Introduction to Japanese Architectureandlt;/iandgt;.

Table of Contents

andlt;iandgt;Contentsandlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;The Art of Japanese Gardens:andlt;/bandgt; Development of Japanese Gardensandlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Basic Elements and Principles:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Rocks, Sand and Gravelandlt;BRandgt;Walls, Fences and Pathsandlt;BRandgt; Ponds, Waterfalls and Bridgesandlt;BRandgt; Decorative Artifactsandlt;BRandgt; Islands, Hills and Pavilionsandlt;BRandgt;Flora and Faunaandlt;BRandgt;The Four Seasonsandlt;BRandgt;Behind the Scenesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Japan's Traditional Gardens:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Early Graveled Courtyards (Ise Jinju, Horyuji Temple)andlt;BRandgt; Shinden Style Complexes (Daikakuji Temple, Ninnaji Temple, Heian Shrine)andlt;BRandgt;Esoteric and Paradise Gardens (Sanzenin Temple, Byodoin Temple, Joruriji Temple)andlt;BRandgt;Zen Temple Gardens (Tenryuji Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Ginkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, Daitokuji Temple)andlt;BRandgt;Warrior Gardens (Nishi Honganji Temple, Nijo Castle)andlt;BRandgt;Tea Roji (Kotoin Temple, Urakuen); Edo Period Gardens (Katsura Rikyu, Shugakuin and Sento Gosho, Suizenji Koen, Ritsurin Koen, Kenrokuen, Okayama Korakuen, Tokyo Stroll Gardens)andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Modern Gardens:andlt;/bandgt;Meiji Gardens: (Sankeien and Murinan)andlt;BRandgt;Showa Gardens: (Tofukuji and Adachi Museum)andlt;BRandgt;Japanese Gardens Outside Japanandlt;BRandgt;Modern Residential Gardens

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805311257
Author:
Young, Michiko
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Photographer:
Yew, Tan Hong
Author:
Young, David
Author:
Yew, Tan Hong
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
gardening; Japanese gardening; zen gardens; Japanese garden illustrations; Japanese gardening culture
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
Subject:
landscape design ; gardening ; zen garden
Subject:
garden design ; Japanese garden design ; gardening books ;
Subject:
landscape design books ; zen gardening ; zen garden books ; garden design and landscaping
Edition Description:
s
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color photos and 50 watercolors of g
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in

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"Synopsis" by , Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award!

The Art of the Japanese Garden traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and stroll gardens.

"Synopsis" by , andlt;bandgt;Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society Book Award! andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Art of the Japanese Gardenandlt;/iandgt; traces the development and blending of gardening traditions, as well as the inclusion of new features as gardening reached new heights of sophistication on Japanese soil. The book features a number of the most notable gardens in Japan, including graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and stroll gardens.
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