Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 June 2013

220 Pages | 31 b&w photos, 62 line drawings

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9781568364940

Bookseller Code (03)

Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens

Design Principles, Aesthetic Values

David A. Slawson

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Explains fundamental principles of traditional Japanese garden design, and how those principles can be applied to environments beyond Japan
  • Discusses the three primary aesthetic considerations in Japanese garden design
  • Offers a complete translation of a medieval gardening manual and gives examples showing how these ancient masters practiced their craft
  • Illustrated with diagrams and photos

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