This highly illustrated colour guide to the courtyard gardens of Japan comprises 100 colour photographs, each accompanied by an explanatory caption detailing the location and outstanding characteristics of each garden. An appendix offers practical information on re-creating the Japanese garden. Enjoy it for its sheer beauty or use it for inspiration while creating your own small landscape garden. Japanese gardening is the art of arranging plants, rocks, lanterns, and basins in an open or, as here, an enclosed space. According to the aesthetic principles longSubsequently, another tea master, Furuta Oribe, felt the need for a type of lantern more specifically suited to the tea garden ... the name is applied in general to lanterns with a hexagonal form and composed of six elements (see diagram).
|Title||:||Landscapes for Small Spaces|
|Publisher||:||Kodansha International - 2002|