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world of the Japanese garden

Loraine Kuck

world of the Japanese garden

from Chinese origins to modern landscape art

by Loraine Kuck

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Published by John Weatherhill in New York, Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementLoraine Kuck ; with color photographs by Takeji Iwamiya.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18775987M

Japanese gardens are found throughout the world today—their unique forms now considered a universal art form. This stunning Japanese gardening book examines the work of five leading landscape architects in North America who are exploring the extraordinary power of Japanese-style garden design to create an immersive experience promoting personal and social well-being. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kuck, Loraine E. World of the Japanese garden. New York, Weatherhill (OCoLC) Document Type.

The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre. Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japanese garden in detail through a series of essays and with featured gardens.   The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco is place for some quiet contemplation, and a little American history, nestled in the Golden Gate Park. Enjoy some green tea and mochi or take a stroll across the (very steep!) ornamental bridge, in what is the oldest public Japanese garden in America!The garden was originally created as a Japanese Village .

The most extensive book on this genre ever published in English, The Japanese Tea Garden is a rich resource for garden lovers, landscape designers, and architects and anyone who admires the striking aesthetic of the Japanese garden. “This poem, first written in Navajo, was inspired by an exhibition in the Japanese Garden in Portland. The placement of the objects and the narrative it was telling—in the exhibition a human seems to be leading the animals—took me to the Diné/Navajo stories from time immemorial about how the animals led humans away from strife into new worlds and gave them teachings, .


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The World of the Japanese Garden: From Chinese Origins to Modern Landscape Art Hardcover – June 1, by Loraine E. Kuck (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by:   "This engaging book examines more than 90 magnificent gardens spanning 1, years of design.

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An in-depth exploration spanning years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden. The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre/5(24).

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Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japanese garden in detail through a series of essays and with featured gardens Reviews: An in-depth exploration spanning years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden.

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The book thoroughly covers the basic history, principles and aesthetics of Japanese Gardens. Then it takes an in-depth look at some of the finest gardens of each type found in s:   Explores the enduring impact of the Japanese garden, as well as key design elements, such as the path, aesthetic concepts such as wabi sabi and mitate, Zen Buddhism, and the poetry of plantsReviews: Brand new Book.

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Most of these gardens were designed by Japanese whom I mentored with and studied with and built after the World War Two. The most comprehensive exploration of the art of the Japanese garden published to date, this book covers more than eight centuries of the history of this important genre.

Author and garden designer Sophie Walker brings fresh insight to this subject, exploring the Japa/5. 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 Emperor Shōmu’s (–) three gardens in Nara.

This book offers in-depth insight into the art, culture and aesthetics of the Japanese garden. Written from a garden design perspective, garden-maker and author Sophie Walker explores the conceptual, abstract nature of the Japanese garden and considers the.

Member of the Academic Society of Japanese Garden ( Takawashi, Habikino, OsakaJapan) E-mail: [email protected] Many Japanese garden students and enthusiasts from the United States seek design theories in reading, lectures and discussion, and expect to ‘master’ something after a year or even a few months.

There is a section inventorying the plants commonly used in Japanese gardens but the close-up photos would not be much use in identifying the plants.

There is not a single plan or explanatory diagram in the book. This would make a great acquisition for those starting to explore the world of Japanese gardens.

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Summary: This book is a delightful journey through the gardens of Japan, their art, culture, and history. This beautifully designed book is a guide to gardens in Japan and a revelation of their historical and cultural contexts.

The Japanese Garden by Sophie Walker and published by Phaidon covers the history, design and concepts behind the unique Asian art form of garden-making Insight into the enigmatic nature of the Japanese garden is revealed beneath a dark green fabric covered book written by garden designer Sophie Walker and published by Phaidon.

The Sakuteiki, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardening—or any kind of gardening—in the world. In this edition of the Sakuteiki the authors provide an English-language translation of this classic work and an introduct4/5(7).

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