Japanese-style gardens

  • 111 Pages
  • 4.65 MB
  • English
Landscape gardening, Design, Ga
StatementBrian Funk and Sarah Schmidt, editors
SeriesBrooklyn Botanic Garden guides for a greener planet -- Handbook #201, Brooklyn Botanic Garden guides for a greener planet -- handbook #201.
ContributionsBrooklyn Botanic Garden
The Physical Object
Pagination111 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27191258M
ISBN 101889538914
ISBN 139781889538914

This elegant book begins with Brown's absorbing history of Japanese-style gardens in North America. He explains that in the twentieth century, more large-scale public Japanese-style gardens were built outside of Japan than within; the bulk of these were built in 5/5(2).

Gardens in both countries should be more creative as is the case with "California Scenario" by Isamu Noguchi, the last garden Brown describes.

(It is popular with skateboarders!) "Japanese-Style Gardens of the Pacific Coast" is a splendid book and the only book extant that gives the historical background of West-Coast Japanese-style gardens.5/5(2).

Japanese-Style Gardens (BBG Guides for a Greener Planet) Paperback – August 4, by Brian Funk (Editor), Sarah Schmidt (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Format: Paperback. 5 Books That Get to the Heart of the Japanese Garden 1.

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It is packed with information about adapting the concepts, philosophy and techniques for Japanese Garden design to North American Gardens. I like it so much I bought this second copy after leaving my original somewhere or with someone/5(3).

Japanese-Style Gardens of the Pacific West Coast book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Captures the quiet splendor of Japanese-s /5(1). The art of the Japanese garden is a 1,year-old landscape design tradition that is still evolving, still instructive. Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens explains the fundamental principles of this tradition and describes how those principles may be applied to a much wider range of environments than exists in Japan.

In the first section the author draws on his own experience as Cited by:   Without a doubt, tree and flowers are being used in Japanese style garden. Nothing is left to chance and trees and flowers are used based on aesthetic principles.

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Japanese gardens are designed to be enjoyed year-round. For that reason, the basic structure of the garden is important. It must look equally beautiful stripped of leaves or covered in snow as it does in the height of spring and summer. Basic Elements A beautiful Japanese garden projects a look of seamless and effortless natural beauty.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 23 cm: Contents: What do we mean by Japanese garden / Brian Funk --Japanese gardens in the modern world / Hoichi Kurisu --Important garden styles and their historical roots ; Important eras in Japanese garden design / Mark Peter Kane --Gardens to see in Japan /.

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Garden design is an important Japanese art form that has been refined for more than years. Gardens have evolved into a variety of styles with different purposes, including strolling gardens for the recreation of Edo Period lords and dry stone gardens for the religious use by Zen monks.

Great gardens can be found throughout Japan, with particularly many in the former capital of. A Japanese garden should be kept simple and natural.

The basic elements used are stone, plants, and water. Plants are used sparingly and carefully chosen: you don't see lush flower borders or succulents in a Japanese-style landscape. San Mateo: Japanese tea garden Japanese tea garden in Central Park, San Mateo, California.

Daderot; The art of garden making was probably imported into Japan from China or s show that the imperial palaces had gardens by the 5th century ce, their chief characteristic being a pond with an islet connected to the shore by bridges—as is shown by later references to these precedents in.

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Ideas for using bamboo fencing or premade bamboo fence panels to enclose your garden in traditional Japanese style. Creating a welcoming entrance to a Japanese garden using Torii gates, arbors, or potted bonsai trees.

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