Japanese Gardens : Symbolism and Design, Paperback Book

Japanese Gardens : Symbolism and Design Paperback

Description

The unique beauty of the Japanese garden stems from its spirituality and rich symbolism, yet most discussions on this kind of garden rarely provide more than a superficial overview.

This book takes a thorough look at the process of designing a Japanese garden, placing it in a historical and philosophical context.

Goto and Naka, both academic experts in Japanese garden history and design, explore: The themes and usage of the Japanese garden Common garden types such as tea and Zen gardensKey maintenance techniques and issues.

Featuring beautiful, full-colour images and a glossary of essential Japanese terms, this book will dramatically transform your understanding of the Japanese garden as a cultural treasure.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 194 pages, 10 Line drawings, black and white; 74 Halftones, color; 77 Halftones, black and white; 8
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Landscape art & architecture
  • ISBN: 9780415821186

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