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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.

Synopsis:

A sourcebook of great gardening ideas

Synopsis:

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

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

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:
9780804836043
Author:
Haruzo, Ohashi
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Photographer:
Haruzo, Ohashi
Author:
Haruzo, Ohashi
Author:
Keane, Marc P.
Author:
Ohashi, Haruzo
Subject:
General
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
gardening; Japanese gardening; Japan garden design; Japanese garden photographs; Asian gardening
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:
Paperback with Flaps
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
78 color photos & 18 illus
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.75 x 10.75 in 30 oz

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A sourcebook of great gardening ideas
"Synopsis" by ,
A fascinating and knowledgeable look at the elegant art of Japanese garden design
"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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