Secret Teachings In Art Of Japanese Gardens: Design Principles, Aesthetic Values

Design Principles, Aesthetic Values
Kodansha America, Inc (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 16. Juli 2013
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 220 Seiten
978-1-56836-494-0 (ISBN)
The art of the Japanese garden is a 1,500-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 an apprentice to a master gardener in Kyoto, as well as his considerable knowledge of Japanese classical texts, to present the garden design process in terms of three primary aesthetic
  • Englisch
  • USA
  • Höhe: 255 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
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  • Dicke: 14 mm
  • 486 gr
978-1-56836-494-0 (9781568364940)
1568364946 (1568364946)
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DAVID A. SLAWSON studied under noted designer Kinsaku Nakane in Kyoto. He received his Ph.D. in Japanese aesthetics and landscape garden design from Indiana University in 1985; he presently designs gardens for private residences and public buildings, and he has taught at Carleton College in Minnesota and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
"Truly a remarkable book; nominally a garden book, it is also a design manual, a study of Japanese aesthetics." -Choice

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