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Japanese garden design / Marc P. Keane ; photographs by �Ohashi Haruz�o ; drawings by the author.

By: Keane, Marc P. (Marc Peter) [author.].
Contributor(s): �Ohashi, Haruz�o, 1927- [photographer.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2016]Copyright date: �1996Description: ix, 182 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9784805314258; 4805314257.Subject(s): Gardens, Japanese | Gardens -- Japan -- Design | Gardens -- Design | Gardens, Japanese | JapanDDC classification: 712.6/0952
Contents:
Creative inspiration. Godspirit in nature : preshistoric origins ; Poetry in paradise : gardens of the Heian aristocrats ; The art of emptiness : The gardens of Zen Buddhism ; Spiritual niches : Tsubo gardens ; A collector's park : Edo Stroll gardens -- Design. Design principles ; Design techniques ; Design elements ; Looking forward ; Notes ; Timeline ; Plants mentioned in the text ; Glossary.
Summary: 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.
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Japanese Garden Design explains the theory, history, and intricacies of Japanese gardening through gorgeous photographs and expert commentary. <br> <br> 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 in this.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> 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.<br> <br> Topics include: Design Principles Design Techniques Design Elements Godspirit in Nature Poetry in Paradise The Art of Emptiness Spiritual Passage Private Niches A Collector's Park

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

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.

Creative inspiration. Godspirit in nature : preshistoric origins ; Poetry in paradise : gardens of the Heian aristocrats ; The art of emptiness : The gardens of Zen Buddhism ; Spiritual niches : Tsubo gardens ; A collector's park : Edo Stroll gardens -- Design. Design principles ; Design techniques ; Design elements ; Looking forward ; Notes ; Timeline ; Plants mentioned in the text ; Glossary.