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Japan's Master Gardens

Japan's Master Gardens

Lessons in Space and Environment

Featuring stunning photographs and thoughtful commentary this Japanese gardening book is a must have for any gardening enthusiast.

No two Japanese gardens are ever the same. Each is inimitable, yet embodies commonalities of design and aesthetic taste. Each finds the space for innovation within a tradition that benefits from a thousand years of applied knowledge in gardening and landscape architecture. Japan's Master Gardens explores the ingenuity and range of Japanese landscaping, from the self-imposed confines of courtyard designs to the open expanses of the stroll garden.

In this beautifully illustrated book, Stephen Mansfield takes readers on an exploration of the outward forms, underlying principles, complex use of metaphor and allusion, and beauty and depth that set the Japanese garden apart.

Topics include:
  • A Sense of Nature
  • The Modular Garden
  • Landscape Gardens
  • Requisitioning Space
  • Healing Gardens
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  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9784805311288 | 
  • April 2012
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