The art of the Japanese garden

David E. Young

Book - 2005

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North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Publishing c2005.
Main Author
David E. Young (-)
Other Authors
Michiko Young (-), Ben Simmons, Keystone, Tan Hong Yew
Physical Description
176 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 176).
  • The Art of Japanese Gardens: Development of Japanese Gardens
  • Basic Elements and Principles:
  • Rocks, Sand and Gravel
  • Walls, Fences and Paths
  • Ponds, Waterfalls and Bridges
  • Decorative Artifacts
  • Islands, Hills and Pavilions
  • Flora and Fauna
  • The Four Seasons
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Japan's Traditional Gardens:
  • Early Graveled Courtyards (Ise Jinju, Horyuji Temple)
  • Shinden Style Complexes (Daikakuji Temple, Ninnaji Temple, Heian Shrine)
  • Esoteric and Paradise Gardens (Sanzenin Temple, Byodoin Temple, Joruriji Temple)
  • Zen Temple Gardens (Tenryuji Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Ginkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, Daitokuji Temple)
  • Warrior Gardens (Nishi Honganji Temple, Nijo Castle)
  • Tea Roji (Kotoin Temple, Urakuen); Edo Period Gardens (Katsura Rikyu, Shugakuin and Sento Gosho, Suizenji Koen, Ritsurin Koen, Kenrokuen, Okayama Korakuen, Tokyo Stroll Gardens)
  • Modern Gardens:Meiji Gardens: (Sankeien and Murinan)
  • Showa Gardens: (Tofukuji and Adachi Museum)
  • Japanese Gardens Outside Japan
  • Modern Residential Gardens